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kon fuh skayt

  • v  take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority
    The police confiscated the stolen artwork
  • s  surrendered as a penalty

  • Ironically, the House bill would not confiscate the multibillion dollar bonuses paid to Merrill Lynch people last year.
  • It said it was seeking to impose financial penalties and confiscate gains from the trades.
  • The school board insists the principal had the right to confiscate the banner and punish the student because the language undermined its teachings about the dangers of illegal drugs.
News & Articles

  • The Dijssel-Bomb
    Eric Sprott and David Franklin   This past March, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the head of the finance ministers of the eurozone, shocked the markets with seemingly off-the-cuff comments suggesting that the Cyprus banking solution will, “s erve as a model for dealing with future banking crises. ” 1 Depositors across Europe took a collective gasp of horror – could banks possibly confiscate depositors ...
    June 13, 2013 - Zero Hedge
  • NJ Bill Would Permit Police To Confiscate Phones Of Drivers Involved In Accidents
    A bill proposed in the New Jersey State Senate would permit police officers to confiscate the phones of drivers involved in accidents.
    June 12, 2013 - CBS Philadelphia
  • TSA tries to confiscate Chewbacca's light saber
    DENVER  (NBC DFW) - Boyd, TX resident and Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew had a dust-up with TSA agents in Denver when they attempted to confiscate his light saber shaped cane.
    June 9, 2013 - 9 News Denver

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