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Feds File Suit Against Family of San Bernardino Shooter to Seize Life Insurance Polices

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Federal prosecutors on Tuesday filed a lawsuit that would allow them to seize the proceeds of life insurance policies held by one of the San Bernardino shooters.

The two policies, owned by Syed Rizwan Farook, were worth a total of $275,000 and listed Farook’s mother, Rafia Farook, as the beneficiary.

Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, died in a shootout with law enforcement after the Dec. 2, 2015, attack at the Inland Resource Center that killed 14 people.

One policy, worth $25,000, was taken out in 2012, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office announcing the civil asset…

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