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What portion of the cash and property taken by police from people in the U.S. through asset seizures results in an indictment?

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Per a recent Washington Post analysis of 43,000 asset seizure reports totaling $2.5 billion, 81% "came from cash and property seizures in which no indictment was filed...." In these cases, "Owners must prove that their money or property was acquired legally in order to get it back."

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