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OK. Now the Western District Court has seized money from our

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OK. Now the Western District Court has seized money from our bank account. Our attorney has attempted to get info and they are telling him the file is sealed. We have also heard from other Business Owners whose account are frozen and have been seized. One of them has 12 stores and was told if he forfeits his bank account this will all go away. All of us follow the state and federal laws regarding Aroma Therapy and NONE OF US have been charged with any crime. What is the statue of limitation on Federal Cases? How can they do this to hard working business people? What should be we do?
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It is amazing that they will not stop on this matter. The general statute of limitations on federal criminal offenses is 5 years. They are just trying to extort the money from the businesses to make it less profitable to continue selling these substances which are at best ambiguously defined in the laws as illegal. You need to keep your attorney fighting them, as eventually when they see people fighting they will give up, but the government does make you fight hard I am afraid.

You need to keep your attorney fighting for the release of your funds and violation of your 4th amendment rights for taking your property without due process.

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