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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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During the symposium, other work sheets were introduced to discuss international and Yemeni efforts to fight money laundering.
The process of money laundering has the following unique stages, namely placement, layering and re-integration.
He further said the Office of Receiver, which became operational in September 2017, was responsible for confiscation of assets, which had been determined by the courts to be proceeds or instruments of crime or related to money laundering. These, assets, he said were not kept under the Asset forfeiture Unit (AFU).
According to Article 23 of the Law on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism, money laundering carries a prison sentence of six days to one year, and a fine ranging from 100,000 to five million riel ($25-$1,250).
Money laundering, especially in Africa, integrates, concealing illegitimate monetary upsurges generated mostly from criminal activities.
In 2018, the PDEA Anti-Money Laundering Desk also referred 75 cases involving 102 drug personalities to AMLC for financial investigation.
The parties likewise pledged to cooperate in the areas of information exchange and capacity-building measures, including the exchange of studies, researches, information on current, new and emerging trends and typologies in money laundering and terrorism financing.
Alarmingly, anti-money laundering supervisory weaknesses in one member state make it attractive for money launderers interested in gaining access to the entire single market.
He also directed all the stakeholders to double their efforts in countering the money laundering practices by ensuring that criminals indulged in such practices should not go scot-free.
The court on the application of NAB issued notices to the lawyers, representing the defendants of the money laundering case for Feb 20 hearing.
THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON) have taken the campaign against money laundering and terrorism financing to Bureaux de Change (BDC) operators at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MM2), Lagos.
KARACHI -- A banking court on Monday extended interim bail of former president Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur until January 23 in a money laundering case.
Anti-Money Laundering: A Practical Guide to Reducing Organizational Risk
Citing money laundering as the core reason behind Pakistan's economic instability, Akbar said that so far the government has managed to race money laundered worth $5.3 billion to 10 countries.
Prosecutors presented Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi with 45 charges related to money laundering and criminal breach of trust today.