Money Laundering Lawyers

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Money laundering is the federal crime of making money gotten from illegal means look as though it has been obtained through a legitimate manner. The United States became the first country to make money laundering a crime in 1986.

What You May not Know about Money Laundering

The law can reach beyond U.S. borders if both of the following has occurred: 

What Can Happen if You are Accused of Money Laundering?

The potential punishments for money laundering are extremely severe: 

Who Can Be Sued in Civil Money Laundering Lawsuits?

Money laundering is not only a criminal offense, but perpetrators can also be held civilly liable: 

What Can You Do if You Have Been Accused of Money Laundering?

Since money laundering is a serious federal crime and carries harsh penalties, it is in your best interest to contact a criminal defense lawyer familiar with the intricacies of federal law to help in your defense.

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Last Modified: 11-11-2011 04:06 PM PST

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