May 8, 2014
A chart from a government audit shows the growth in the dollar value of forfeitures and assets seized by agencies over the past decade, topping $1.7 billion in 2013. (Chart courtesy the Government Accountability Office)
Stories this photo appears in:
Government seizures of assets exceeded $1.7 billion in 2013, a nearly seven-fold increase in the Treasury Forfeiture Fund over a span of 10 years, according to a recent federal audit.