Money Laundering

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Money laundering involves the transfer of money obtained from some illegal activity into legal channels in order to disguise its origin. There are various types of money laundering, as well as various punishments and possible defenses.

  • ContentCurrency Schemes and Money Laundering

    Currency and money laundering schemes harm many individuals throughout the country each year, and the victims often have no legal recourse to recover financially. However, by understanding what these schemes are and how the individual person could avoid them, it is possible to prevent disaster and recover through legal assistance.

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  • ContentEstablishing a Defense Against Money Laundering Charges

    It is when charged with money laundering charges that the individual needs to initiate a strong defense through established techniques immediately with the help of a lawyer. By starting this early, he or she may have a greater chance of demonstrating to the courtroom that he or she is innocent of the charges and should remain free.

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  • ContentFederal and State Money Laundering Crimes Explained

    It is essential to know what laws exist throughout the country as well as the state where a person lives when it comes to money laundering so that the individual is able to prevent charges of crimes connected to these situations. While the charges are often similar, there may exist some differences based on the location of the country in which the person lives.

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  • ContentMoney Laundering Charges Need Quick Legal Response

    The criminal defense lawyer is invaluable in most charges to either mitigate the damage or negotiate a plea bargain, but in money laundering charges, he or she may help in demonstrating to the courts that the accused is not the responsible party. Through the hiring of a lawyer for these accusations, the defendant may increase his or her chances of a positive outcome significantly.

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  • ContentSelling High-End Items as a Form of Money Laundering

    It is possible to launder money through the selling of high-end items such as paintings, jewelry and precious metals to a middleman or through a special contact. However, knowing what to look for could provide the prosecution or the defending legal party with sufficient evidence to support the case or defend against such allegations.

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  • ContentStages of Money Laundering

    Money laundering regards the financial transactions in which individuals participating in criminal activity try to disguise the proceeds or sources from these transactions. For example, a person may attempt to hide drug dealing money by investing in a business.

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  • ContentU.S. Federal Money Laundering Laws: Crime and Punishment

    The various types of money laundering charges for criminal activity and involvement often lead to punishment through conviction in the courtroom with certain minimum sentencing. It is important for the accused to know what charges to expect and how to proceed through and defend against the punishments and penalties that may occur.

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  • ContentWhat Is Money Laundering and Why Is It Illegal?

    A common topic on spy shows and mobster movies, money laundering may be an unclear concept for many. What is it? Is it illegal? If so, why? What are the elements of this crime?

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  • ContentWhat to Do if Arrested for Money Laundering?

    Money laundering occurs when a person funnels funds acquired from criminal actions into legitimate businesses’ revenue streams. This permits the individual to clean the money through the company interactions so that it becomes usable without any connection to the illegal activity that the person derived it from originally.

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