Lawsuits against former Fiat Chrysler Australia executives Clyde Campbell and Veronica Johns, over basically blowing company money on playtime and parties, are ongoing. And apparently so is the search for all the free cars they weren’t supposed to give out.
Civil forfeiture laws seem to give police the right to commandeer anything, including cash, that they deem associated with a real or "potential" crime and use it to buy, in one police chief's words, "toys." Like a zamboni or margarita machine. Let John Oliver explain.
The Big Dig, a Boston engineering boondoggle that's national news mostly because you helped us pay for it, is basically a death trap. It's killed people already, and some precariously perched lights were preparing to off a few more.