Basically all cash has come in contact with drugs at some point while in circulation. It's not the least bit surprising that a drug dog alerted to it. I don't find the fact that the drug dog alerted to it to be the least bit convincing as evidence that the guy was involved in drugs.
[...]"Junk bond king" Michael Milken was put into a similar situation. Unless he agreed to a plea, the prosecutors threatened to indict his younger brother. If prosecutors can so easily frame the wealthy and politically connected, what do you think happens daily to the inner city poor? Prosecutor Rudy Giuliani was a master at using the media to destroy the reputations of his victims, thus pre-empting a trial where evidence of a crime could be tested. Giuliani climbed over the bodies of his high-profile victims to become mayor of New York and a 911 hero.[...]
[...] Legal scholar and law school dean Henry Manne showed that prosecutor Eliot Spitzer's charges against mutual funds are largely trumped-up. The offenses are partly the unintended result of a Security and Exchange Commission "reform," which capped redemption fees that mutual funds used to discourage market timers. Prosecutor Spitzer's claims about mutual funds were based, not on law, but on an academic paper written at the Stanford University GSB [...]
(On February 13, 2008, Dupré took Amtrak from New York's PA Station to D.C. for an assignation at the Mayflower Hotel with Spitzer for some $4,300. The arrangements had been made by phone between Spitzer and a booker at Emperors Club VIP, and were monitored by federal investigators who had initiated a wiretap after his bank had filed a suspicious activity report regarding money transfers by Spitzer to a front company operated by the escort service. Caught on the FBI's wiretap was Dupré's response to the booker's mention of other escorts' difficulties with Spitzer. "I don't think he's difficult," said Dupré. "I mean it's just kind of like, whatever, I'm here for a purpose. I know what my purpose is. I am not a...moron, you know what I mean.")
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