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Airport Robbery: Feds Take Over $2 Billion From Travelers Through Asset Forfeiture

For the first time ever, data from the Treasury Department’s forfeiture database has been put through a detailed study regarding airport seizures, thanks for a multi-year legal battle by the Institute for Justice. Covering 2000 through 2016, the study quantifies just how often DHS agencies have seized currency at airports — and just how much currency has flowed into the federal government’s coffers as a result. Source