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Search & Seizure – Airport Screening – Currency Seizure – Civil Forfeiture (access required)

A defendant cannot suppress evidence of the $145,850 in U.S. currency discovered in his luggage when security screening at Dulles Airport disclosed “unknown masses” in his suitcase, an Alexandria U.S. District Court holds. Bound in large bundles by rubber bands, the currency had been concealed in ripped-out magazine pages taped to the outside of the bundles ...

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