launder money

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 US has accused the bank of helping groups in China, Russia and Venezuela to launder money.
e bank said: "Whilst we cannot comment on individual cases, HSBC has implemented numerous standards designed to prevent its banking services being used to evade taxes or launder money.
Joseph Sigelman, 43, of Miami and the Philippines, was indicted by a federal grand jury in the District of New Jersey and charged with conspiracy to violate the FCPA and to commit wire fraud, conspiracy to launder money, and substantive FCPA and money laundering violations.
CLIFTON ROCHESTER COCAINE MASTERMIND A BRAZEN drug lord used a former beauty pageant contestant and the names of famous footballers to smuggle drugs into the UK and launder money.
BRITAIN'S biggest bank have been accused of helping drug dealers and gun runners launder money and evade tax with offshore accounts.
He had two personal accounts; one in Bahraini dinars and another in US dollars that he used to launder money.
16 ( ANI ): Several major American banks are reportedly being investigated for failing to monitor transactions properly, and for allowing criminals to launder money.
A US Senate report released on Tuesday concluded that HSBC has ignored warning signs that its global operations were being used to launder money from Mexican drug cartels and international terrorists.
A DEESIDE man who had previously admitted conspiring to import heroin into the UK, yesterday also admitted conspiracy to launder money.
If a retailer issues gift cards for purchases or in exchange for merchandise returns in its own stores for values of $2,001 or more, the retailer must be take steps to defend against these products being used to launder money.
Vikram Datta was a successful perfume businessman when the feds accused him of being part of a complex conspiracy to launder money from drug sales.
He said these bills of exchange were either issued to launder money or he connected their appearance with incompetent actions of the bank.
Some of Bulgaria's most popular clubs have ties with mafia bosses, who use them to launder money, according to a US diplomatic document revealed by whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks.
Last month at Liverpool crown court he admitted perverting the course of justice, possessing machine guns, possessing ammunition, and conspiracy to launder money and acquire criminal property.
The gang's principal players - Harvinder Singh Batth, of Roman Lane, Little Aston, and Sukhjinder Singh Shergill, of Snapdragon Drive, Walsall - were each convicted of conspiracy to cheat and conspiracy to launder money.