Oklahoma Police can now seize your money from your credit cards

This is a new tactic by police in Oklahoma.  Let’s hope it never comes to North Carolina.  As if civil asset forfeiture, where police can seize your property without having to prove you actually committed a crime, wasn’t contentious enough already, a new device allows the Oklahoma Highway Patrol to steal money directly from your bank account — on the spot.

And it’s already in use.

The Electronic Recovery and Access to Data Machine, known by the acronym ERAD, can scan your bank account and prepaid cards, giving OHP instant access to the balance — and the funds — if a trooper believes the money is tied to a crime. OHP rolled out 16 ERAD devices in May, and unsurprisingly, has already employed the technology.

You don’t even have to be charged with a crime to be a victim of these badge-wearing armed robbers — which makes OHP’s new ERAD device an astonishing prospect.
Read more at http://thefreethoughtproject.com/cops-device-allowing-steal-cash-innocent-citizens-atm/#2y8PqpODucEZZmPB.99

Cops Now Using a New Device Allowing them to Steal Cash From Innocent Citizens Like an ATM

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