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"I do not think the gov should get the property but he was very ignorant or stupid to rent to someone who is obviously flaunting federal law. rmemmber the gov believes all property and money is theirs they only let you work to keep it for them."
"A controversy in California that began with the state’s medical marijuana law has evolved into a battle over civil forfeiture between a property owner and the state of California on one side, and the city of Anaheim and the federal government on the other."
Here is a link that might be useful: Feds, Anaheim Try to Seize $1.5M Building . . . With No Charges Against the Owner