Family Sues DEA and TSA After Elderly Man’s Life Savings Were Seized at Airport

“You’ve got cash on you? Then you must be a criminal.”

(From Reason)

The Institute for Justice lawsuit claims the DEA has a practice or policy of seizing currency from travelers at U.S. airports without probable cause simply if the dollar amount is greater than $5,000. This practice, the suit argues, violates travelers’ Fourth Amendment rights.