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launder money

To process large amounts of money obtained through illegitimate or illegal means, often in small increments through banks or other legitimate businesses, so as to conceal its source or origins. One of the clubs downtown was shut down last week on charges of laundering money for a local criminal enterprise.
See also: launder, money
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The Macao authorities have frozen North Korean accounts at Banco Delta Asia SARL since the United States declared the bank a primary money-laundering concern in September 2005 over allegations of laundering money and circulating counterfeit dollars for North Korea.
On the other hand, the latest FATF recommendations adds these professions to the list of those required to conduct customer due diligence to discourage and detect those who might be laundering money.
It wants to be removed from a blacklist of 15 countries whose banks are suspected of laundering money.
The younger Hammer spent much of the next decade in Moscow, publicly a businessman trying to open the Soviet Union to capitalism, privately laundering money for the Soviets to finance espionage and revolution abroad.
The next largest was $772,000 against a developer for laundering money to Oakland City Council members and mayoral candidates.
And Endara and his vice, president have been repeatedly linked to the very same banks charged with laundering money for the Medellin and Cali drug cartels.
On October 11, 1988, the BCCI and certain of its employees were indicted for laundering money through the Tampa, Florida, office.
laundering money through various entities and/or instrumentalities designed to hide the sources of income and to manipulate commission payments from product sales by creating multiple layers of distributorships all owned by Mr.
Authorities are investigating whether the bank ignored signs that its customers were laundering money.
He alleged in an FIR that PM Nawaz is involved in laundering money out of Pakistan after plundering the national exchequer.
And the feisty Francesca fools her family into thinking she has gone straight, when she's actually laundering money for her bloke's business.
charges that the bank was involved in laundering money for Iran.
confessed to laundering money which he collected from Asian men.
The court turned down an appeal by public prosecutors against a Tokyo District Court ruling in March last year that found Atsushi Doden, 44, not guilty of laundering money for the network affiliated with Japan's largest underworld syndicate, the Yamaguchi-gumi.