verb (used with object), con·fis·cat·ed, con·fis·cat·ing.
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Anti-state charges remain common across the globeKurdish journalist Dindar Karataş was detained and his equipment confiscated in November in the eastern city of Van.Journalists faced new threats in 2020. These 10 and countless others deserve justice|lbelanger225|January 4, 2021|Fortune
The Baltimore law firm went to court to challenge the search, saying thousands of electronic files unrelated to the investigation were confiscated.Two prominent Md. lawyers accused of conspiring to block federal money laundering investigation|Ann Marimow|December 18, 2020|Washington Post
One FDA study found that 85 percent of confiscated drugs that were supposedly imported from Canada were actually manufactured in 27 other countries.
Methamphetamine seizures rose 41 percent, heroin was up 181 percent and CBP confiscated 300 percent more fentanyl than in October 2019, he said.Immigration arrests along the Mexico border surged again in October|Nick Miroff|November 19, 2020|Washington Post