Seizure and Looting by the United States Governments

Operation Cassablanca


DRUG MONEY GETS TRACKED TO U.S. FIRMS - October 11, 2000: One day in June, a group of corporate executives gathered at the Justice Department for a meeting with Attorney General Janet Reno and other top government officials. Arrayed around the table, the executives represented some of the pillars of corporate America -- names such as Hewlett-Packard, Ford and Sony. The session was not publicized, because they shared an unlikely and potentially embarrassing problem: Their companies, they feared, were becoming targets in the nation's war on drugs, and neither they nor the government was quite sure what to do about it.

The origination of property seizure.