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Can you get your money back from the boarder portrol?

My money was taken from me as I was leaving New Mexico boarder check point. Now they are telling me I can't get it back.How can I go about getting my money back. What steps do I take? It was a little over $6000 dollars.


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    Lawrence Lewis, PC | Lawrence Lewis
    242 Culver Street, Suite103
    Lawrenceville, GA 30045
    (678) 407-9300
    They took the money as forfeiture proceeding. You need to retain an attorney
    Answer Applies to: Georgia - Replied: 6/2/2013
    Michael Breczinski | Michael Breczinski
    5005 Lapeer Rd
    Burton, MI 48509
    (810) 743-2960
    You have to file a claim for the money. This should be done in the US District Court. Get a lawyer.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan - Replied: 6/2/2013
    Timothy J. Thill | Timothy J. Thill P.C.
    261 E. Quincy ST
    Riverside, IL 60546
    (708) 443-1200
    Hire a civil attorney and file a lawsuit against that agency. Have you gotten a reason why they will not return the money to you?
    Answer Applies to: Illinois - Replied: 5/31/2013
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