bc civil forfeiture office
The office has been in operation for more than three years and has made a profit of just over $8 million.
The office seizes and sells the proceeds of crime, such as homes where marijuana grow operations were set up, vehicles paid for by criminal money and any other ill-gotten gains.
Just a few months ago the B.C. government boasted of the lowest crime rate in decades.
But Rob Kroeker, executive director of the forfeiture office, said their business hasn't slowed down.Read more »