Wednesday, October 29, 2014

With NO Evidence Of A Crime?!

IRS Confiscating Bank Accounts Of Small Business Owners 

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Katie Pavlich, Oct. 27, 2014,

The Internal Revenue Service, still embroiled in controversy over the inappropriate targeting of conservative groups under the leadership of Lois Lerner, is abusing agency rules that allow for the confiscation of bank accounts without evidence of a crime, taking the concept of "guilty until proven innocent" to a whole new extreme by failing to distinguish lawful small business owners from money launderers and illegal drug operations.

According to a report published in the New York Times, the IRS has been confiscating private funds belonging to small business owners based on "suspicions," not evidence of a crime. 

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