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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

money laundering

The criminal act or practice of processing 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 suspected money laundering for a local criminal enterprise.
See also: launder, money

launder

tv. to conceal the source and nature of stolen or illicitly gotten money by moving it in and out of different financial institutions. (see also greenwash.) The woman’s sole function was to launder the money from drug deals.
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Of course as AML laws and regulations are enhanced, the money launderers evolve and adapt.
Unfortunately, Mexico, which boasts the world's 11th-largest economy and a GDP in 2003 of US$626 billion, is considered a major home for money launderers, many of whom are tied to the leviathan drug trade.
Additionally, since money launderers gravitate toward a small cadre of lawyers and brokers to accomplish their illegal goals, be wary of professionals with questionable reputations.
To pursue the evidentiary trail of a money launderer, law enforcement agencies must identify and use tools and techniques that can help them when crossing international boundaries.
The couple's agreement to help launderer Dima (Stellan Skarsgard) to deliver top-secret information to British intelligence leads them on a dangerous adventure through Europe by way of Paris and the Swiss Alps.
A MONEY launderer, who helped clean up more than pounds 15m stolen from NatWest, was jailed for four years and three months yesterday.
Also, noted FATF, using metals "a launderer can misrepresent the quality or type of good", over-invoicing to hide illegal money.
At his height, he was the richest money launderer in Europe -keeping pounds 1m in used notes as ``petty cash''.
The person being asked to help might have no idea at all that the proposal is coming from a money launderer and that they could find themselves being prosecuted for far more than just helping someone to avoid tax.
Kenneth Rijock, a former career money launderer for a narcotics trafficking organization, criticized law enforcement efforts as being conducted by agents and officers without advanced degrees in finance and law, and who generally never worked in a commercial business setting." He called for enhanced training and long-term educational requirements for these agents, including subsidies for postgraduate degrees.
Although hiding funds increases the risk of seizure by authorities or theft by other criminals, it eliminates the need for a professional money launderer, who typically charges a fee ranging from 3 to 5 percent to assist in transferring the money through legitimate financial institutions.
The film revolves around Mangu, a donkey launderer, voiced by Jan Rambo, who has been selected as the next king of the town he resides in.
He went on to say neither he was money launderer nor was he holding assets in other countries; I have no offspring.
MISCAST: Ewan McGregor conspiracy involving the Russian mafia, the British Secret Service and a money launderer.