What happens to seized drug money on SouthCoast?
South Coast Today - 05/07/2016
Jack Levin, a criminologist and professor emeritus at Northeastern University, said critics could argue that prosecutors might have a vested interest in punishing offenders for their drug abuse simply because they benefit. “Whether you can prove that with statistics is another thing,” he said.
District attorneys, though, like the idea of taking illegally earned money and redistributing it to worthy causes and do not want to see any change in the current formula.