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Company says federal agents and sheriff’s department are illegally seizing cannabis cash

Armored transportation company Empyreal Logistics has filed a civil rights suit against the federal government and a California sheriff, claiming officers are unlawfully searching the vehicles and seizing money from cannabis clients so law enforcement can reap gains through civil forfeiture.

Pennsylvania-based Empyreal Enterprises LLC, which does business as Empyreal Logistics, said in a suit filed Friday in California federal court that there is no reason San Bernardino County’s sheriff should be targeting a state-sanctioned business lawfully operating under California law.

The company added that federal agencies also shouldn’t be targeting a business that provides financial infrastructure support for the state-legal…

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Published: January 18, 2022

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