Feds Find $875,000 In Seized Dope Car 4 Years Later

As the old adage goes, better late than never.

By Rhonda Cook
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
ATLANTA — The Hummer limousine seized from the drug-dealing Black Mafia Family almost four years ago had been sold at auction, then sold three times more. It had been carrying teenagers to proms and brides and grooms to weddings.
But as federal officials prepared for a June trial, they “debriefed” other BMF members and learned agents missed something when they searched the Hummer.
The Hummer H2 stretch limousine was seized in 2004 during a raid of one of the Black Mafia Family’s stash houses in northwest Atlanta.
In August, agents tracked down the car, looked underneath the seats and found $875,000 in cash and seven brand new semi-automatic weapons, believed to be proceeds from BMF cocaine transactions.
The four “innocent owners,” according to Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert McBurney, knew nothing.
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