Watch Nevada Highway Patrol Officers Seize a Veteran's Life Savings Through Asset Forfeiture
Dec 02, 2021 • 16:11
Police pulled over Lara near Reno on February 19. After he consented to a search, the officers discovered nearly $90,000 in bundled cash in Lara’s backpack. Although Lara was not arrested or charged with a crime, the officers claimed the money was drug trafficking proceeds and seized through a practice known as civil asset forfeiture.