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Criminal – Civil Forfeiture – Firearms – ‘Innocent Owner’

Although claimant’s father died before he was charged or convicted as a felon in possession of weapons, a WWII firearms collection, claimant nevertheless has failed to establish entitlement to the firearms collection as an “innocent owner,” and an Alexandria U.S. District Court upholds the civil forfeiture of the firearms for violation of 18 U.S.C. § 922(g).
U.S. v. Japanese Rifle, Serial No. 1270821 (USDC-ED) (VLW 008-3-311) (17 pp.)

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