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Posted on 06/08/2016 12:14:51 PM PDT by MarchonDC09122009
Oklahoma Highway Patrol Uses New Device To Seize Money Used During The Commission Of - News9.com
Posted: Jun 07, 2016 5:57PM CDT Aaron Brilbeck, News 9
You may have heard of civil asset forfeiture.
That's where police can seize your property and cash without first proving you committed a crime; without a warrant and without arresting you, as long as they suspect that your property is somehow tied to a crime.
Now, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol has a device that also allows them to seize money in your bank account or on prepaid cards.
It's called an ERAD, or Electronic Recovery and Access to Data machine, and state police began using 16 of them last month.
Here's how it works. If a trooper suspects you may have money tied to some type of crime, the highway patrol can scan any cards you have and seize the money.
"We're gonna look for different factors in the way that you're acting, Oklahoma Highway Patrol Lt. John Vincent said. We're gonna look for if there's a difference in your story. If there's someway that we can prove that you're falsifying information to us about your business."
CAN SOMEONE TELL ME WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON IN OKLAHOMA, THE ONLY STATE WHERE NOT ONE COUNTY WENT FOR OBOZO AND HAS BEEN VIEWED AS A PRETTY RIGHTEOUS, HONEST BUNCH OF FOLKS??
DID ALL THE LIBERAL ASSHOLES FROM CALIFORNIA AND THE NW GO THERE?
Sorry for shouting but I’m really pissed!
Expect to see A Lot more of this.
Wow, just wow. Its a good thing that war on drugs protects us so well.
So some sterioded jackass doesn’t like the way you look at him, he can now take your life savings.
It’s very simple. In Oklahoma, Respectfully refuse to answer ANY question, on constitutional grounds, even something as simple as ‘Where are you headed?”
More about this mfg’s and federal initiative funding it:
Prepaid Card Reader Aids Law Enforcement in Seizing Fraudulent Cards
September 2, 2015
During arrests of criminal couriers, law enforcement officers rarely find bundles of cash wrapped in rubber bands anymore. Instead, they find stacks of plastic cards bank credit and debit cards, retail gift cards, library cards, hotel card keys, even magnetic-striped Metrorail cards that have been turned into prepaid cards.
The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorates Electronic Recovery and Access to Data (ERAD) Prepaid Card Reader is becoming a vital tool for law enforcement seizing these cards and funds associated with criminal activity.
The ERAD Prepaid Card Reader is a small, handheld device that uses wireless connectivity to allow law enforcement officers in the field to check the balance of cards. This allows for identification of suspicious prepaid cards and the ability to put a temporary hold on the linked funds until a full investigation can be completed. The project, developed by S&Ts First Responder Group (FRG), began in March 2012.
When we found out about the need for this technology from one of our DHS agency partners, we worked to develop the technology necessary to address this critical issue explained FRG Program Manager Bill Deso. They were seeing large numbers of prepaid cards during the performance of their duties, but had no way to check the balances on the cards. The ERAD Prepaid Card Reader now provides law enforcement personnel with this capability.
This past April, the National Urban Security Technology Laboratory conducted an operational field assessment on the ERAD Prepaid Card Reader that included training, testing and a wrap-up roundtable discussion to solicit general feedback.
In addition to internal testing, the Prepaid Card Reader was employed in a recent operation when law enforcement seized approximately 1,000 cards from a suspected drug trafficker. With this technology they were able to identify more than $48,000 in funds that were loaded onto the cards. Since it was put into field testing, the Prepaid Card Reader has resulted in approximately $1 million dollars being seized by state and local law enforcement agencies from suspected criminal activity.
The Prepaid Card Reader has generated a lot of interest from our state and local law enforcement agency partners, and there is a growing demand by these agencies for use of this technology by their personnel, said Deso. It provides a unique tool for when they encounter suspect cards with magnetic strips during the performance of their duties.
FRG transitioned the card reader to the commercial market, and it is now available for law enforcement use.
Source: Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate
It’s now the Highwaymen, not Highway Patrol
I talked to an Ohio detective (ex patrol cop) recently who is 53 years old and can retire now. If he stays in this special retention program for 8 years he can retire with a pension between 400k to half a million dollars. This is just one guy, unbelievable. Another Firefighter I know same scenario with a 40k to 50k pension. I’m getting the picture here, maybe they should start flying pirate flags.
How is this country any different from any other Banana Republic?
Fascist, commies, whatever.....they’re all TYRANTS.
Does anyone really believe they will willingly give power back to the people?
ERAD Credit, Debit, Prepaid, and Gift Card Reader | Officer.com
8528 Davis Blvd, Suite 134-343
Ft Worth, TX 76182
Welcome to ERAD, a patented platform available only to Law Enforcement Agencies. This complete investigative solution provides Law Enforcement with the ability to inventory and interrogate any plastic card found during an arrest. The ERAD platform will help you document every confiscated credit, debit and prepaid card, and instantaneously provide key card issuer information thats critical to your investigation. And if some of those cards are prepaid cards, ERAD gives you the ability, right at the point of arrest, to determine the value and immediately secure or freeze those funds. With this information, and proper legal authority, Law Enforcement personnel can transfer the money associated with a prepaid card directly to a designated Law Enforcement bank account to protect the integrity of the evidence and ensure the funds are available for trial or forfeiture. ERAD provides a full array of reports to provide forensic analysis and documentation required for subpoenas, warrants or management information.
Theft is theft is theft.
Whether the guy happens to be wearing a uniform or not is beside the point.
We’d hang ‘em in the old West.
Strange, the company's address is in Fort Worth, TX, but the phone number is for northern Virginia, and the fax number is for Pinellas County, Florida.
What happened to the Fifth Amendment?
We need someone in OK to get a bunch of pirate flag stickers and covertly place them on the highway patrol cars.
In all fairness, rampant credit card fraud skimming and ID theft crime has given law enforcement the need to examine criminal suspect’s cache of fraudulent credit cards in order to determine if there was just an ID / credit card theft.
The issue is police abuse of this technology and whether a warrant has been issued and if there’s been due process before “freezing”, ie seizing funds.
DHS video: ERAD Prepaid Card Reader in 100 Seconds - YouTube
ERAD Prepaid Card Reader in 100 Seconds
DHS Science and Technology Directorate
Published on Apr 5, 2016The ERAD Prepaid Card Reader is a small, handheld device that uses wireless connectivity to allow law enforcement officers in the field to check the balance of cards. This allows for identification of suspicious prepaid cards and the ability to put a temporary hold on the linked funds until a full investigation can be completed. The project was developed by S&Ts First Responder Group.
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Hey, Lt. John Vincent, my business is just that....MY business.
So go to hell, you jack-boot ahole.
And when folks like me get pissed off...we go to the ballot box.
Since the ballot box has not worked, we must now go to the other box.
Sad, but I can see little relief in this crap.
That f'ng bitch is gonna get elected...by fraud and cheating, but she's gonna be elected...mark my words.
Time to remember why we have the 2nd Amendment.
Wake up folks...the camel is in the tent!
“Did all the liberal assholes from California and the NW go there?”
No, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol apparently are a bunch of fascist a$$holes all on their own.
>>What happened to the Fifth Amendment?
Gone the way of the others.
Our FF weep.
What is to be done?
And we must act relatively soon, as the old guard is dying out and there is no new guard.
That's why the overt leftist power grab recently is a good thing - it serves to enervate the masses and wake up normally apathetic Americans.
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