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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_v._$124,700_in_U.S._Currency

United States of America v. $124,700 in U.S. Currency, 458 F.3d 822 (8th Cir. 2006), was a decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit that was handed down on August 18, 2006. The form of the styling of this case— the defendant being an object, rather than a legal person—is because this is a ...

supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/461/555/case.html

United States Customs officials seized $8,850 in currency from the claimant as she passed through customs at Los Angeles International Airport. The question in this case is whether the Government's 18-month delay in filing a civil proceeding for forfeiture of the currency violates the claimant's right to due process of law.

www.usa.gov/currency

The United States issues several denominations, with the most common being: 1 ¢, 5¢, 10¢, 25¢, 50¢, and $1. The U.S. Mint is responsible for manufacturing and circulating coins to pay for goods and services. It also issues collectible and commemorative coins that honor a person, place, ...

www.uscurrency.gov/history

Colonial Notes. Paper currency in the United States is born, issued by the Massachusetts Bay Colony to fund military expeditions. Other colonies quickly take up the practice of issuing paper notes. 1739 ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2015/05/15/how-the-irs-seized-a-north-carolina-businessmans-life-savings-without-ever-charging-him-with-a-crime

May 15, 2015 ... The United States of America, Plaintiff, v. $107,702.66 in United States Currency, Defendant. That's the Kafkaesque title of a civil asset forfeiture complaint filed in a U.S. District Court last December. The complaint, and the attendant peculiarity of the federal government filing suit against its own currency, ...

caselaw.findlaw.com/us-8th-circuit/1281763.html

See United States v. $39,873.00, 80 F.3d 317, 318 (8th Cir.1996). Establishing a connection to general criminality is not enough. United States v. $191,910.00 in United States Currency, 16 F.3d 1051, 1071-72 (9th Cir.1994). The government meets this burden by presenting evidence which creates “more than a mere ...

www.mycreditunion.gov/Pages/money-101-history-united-states-currency.aspx

After the U.S. Constitution was ratified, Congress passed the "Mint Act" of April 2, 1792, which established the coinage system of the United States and the dollar as the principal unit of currency. By this Act the U.S., became the first country in the world to adopt the decimal system for currency. The first U.S. coins were struck ...