FORFEITURE

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In 2009, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) brought an enforcement action against Charles R. Kokesh, alleging that two investment advisory firms (“Advisers”) that he owned had mishandled the money of four clients (“Funds”). See Brief for...

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Overview

Civil forfeiture occurs when the government seizes property under suspicion of its involvement in illegal activity. Such a proceeding is conducted in rem, or against the property itself, rather than in personam, or against the owner of the...

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Petitioner Sila Luis provided health care to homebound patients through her two businesses, LTC Professional Consultants, Inc. and Professional Home Care Solutions, Inc., of which she was both owner and operator. See Brief for Petitioner, Sila Luis at...

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Petitioner Sila Luis provided health care to homebound patients through her two businesses, LTC Professional Consultants, Inc. and Professional Home Care Solutions, Inc., of which she was both owner and operator. See Brief for Petitioner, Sila Luis at...

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In January 2013, Defendant Tyson Timbs purchased a Land Rover with $42,058.30 in life-insurance proceeds after his father’s death. Indiana v. Timbs at 2. Timbs then regularly used the Land Rover to buy and transport heroin in the State of Indiana for...