Suffolk County prosecutors accepted “bonuses” paid out of civil asset forfeiture proceeds: Bonus recipients included deputy chief homicide prosecutor Robert…Continue Reading
The Government uses Civil Asset Forfeiture to confiscate property in cases involving suspected wrong-doing through the civil, not criminal, process.…Continue Reading
UPDATE: I was featured in a WRAL Investigates report available here. In the wake of The Washington Post‘s extensive coverage…Continue Reading
A new group is taking on civil asset forfeiture, the practice by which police agencies seize property even before a person has been found guilty of a crime.
Damon Chetson is a criminal lawyer Raleigh who helps people charged with serious felonies, misdemeanors, and DWI/DUI charges in state and federal courts in North Carolina. He can be reached day or night at (919) 352-9411.Continue Reading
Can you profit from your crime in North Carolina? What happens if you commit a crime, and then attempt to profit from it either from collecting on life insurance – for instance, you’ve killed someone and want to collect on the insurance or inheritance – or indirectly.
North Carolina, like all states, prevents people from both […]