Lawsuits over cash seizures during traffic stops settled in Nevada

  • by: SCOTT SONNER , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 15, 2014 - 5:05 AM

RENO, Nev. — Authorities in a Nevada county are reviewing a "forfeiture program" and have settled lawsuits with two men who said a sheriff's deputy violated their civil rights when they were stopped for speeding, searched for drugs and forced to pay tens of thousands of dollars.

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