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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
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Dhawan was arrested by the ED on November 1 for his role in assisting and facilitating the Sandesaras in money laundering.
This did little to lessened long-term money laundering risks.
The DOJ was also firm in its dismissal of the money laundering charges against casino junket operators Kim Wong and Weikang Xu 'for insufficiency of evidence.
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Concluding, he urged certain circles "to finally stop the war" against Cyprus and the alleged accusations on money laundering.
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The participants further urged law enforcement agencies to train and qualify investigators capable of dealing with issues related to money laundering and terror financing and the necessity of creating effective cooperation between local and national organs concerned with such crimes.
Roger Weatherby, chief executive of Weatherbys Bank, said: "We take money laundering incredibly seriously.
Money laundering and terrorist financing are international problems and the effort to combat them should be global.
Latvia, as a growing regional financial centre, sees the majority of Baltic money laundering cases, partly through exposure to organised crime, but also tax evasion difficulties.
The policy explains the processes and procedures in place to ensure the council does all it can to prevent itself and its employees being exposed to money laundering.
Money laundering operations through e-banking are harder to detect, due to unavailability of documentation that could be traced or investigated, the study noted, according to ASHARQ AL AWSAT.
In order to invest their assets and avoid them being seized by the government, drug traffickers, kidnappers and other criminals transform the monetary proceeds of their criminal activity into revenue from apparently legal sources in a practice known as money laundering.