Attorney General's Guidelines on Seized and Forfeited Property

Transfer of Forfeited Property to Foreign Countries

VIII. Transfer of Forfeited Property to Foreign Countries

  1. The Attorney General may transfer any forfeited personal property or the proceeds from the sale of any forfeited personal or real property, as authorized by statute, to a foreign country which participated directly or indirectly in any acts which led to the seizure or forfeiture of the property, if such transfer:

    1. Has been agreed to by the Secretary of State;
    2. Is authorized in an international agreement the United States and the foreign country; and,
    3. Is made to a country which, where applicable, has been certified under § 481(h) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961.
  2. Requests by a foreign agency shall be in the form prescribed by the Director, Executive Office for Asset Forfeiture.