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CRM 1500-1999

1971. Civil Forfeiture

Section 2254 of Title 18, United States Code, permits seizure and civil forfeiture, according to the pertinent customs laws pertaining to civil forfeiture (see 19 U.S.C. §§ 1600 et seq.), of: (1) equipment used, or intended to be used, in producing, reproducing, transporting, shipping or receiving child pornography or any property used to facilitate such a violation; (2) any child pornography or material containing child pornography; and (3) any property constituting or derived from profits or proceeds obtained from a violation of Section 2251, 2251A, 2252, 2252A, 2260, 2421, 2422, or 2423.

[updated April 2000] [cited in JM 9-75.001]