425 pounds of hidden marijuana; Transparency International; and the defenses to a clawback lawsuit; are discussed at the August 5th "Asset Search News Roundup":

  • Federal agents at a U.S.-Mexican land crossing interdicted more than 425 pounds of marijuana on July 24, 2010. As "Marijuana Encased in Cement Seized by CBP" explains, the marijuana had been concealed in the shipment of concrete lawn furniture partly shown below.

(Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

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