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NCJ Number: 137116 Find in a Library
Title: Money Laundering and Forfeiture
Editor(s): C Carberry; G P Naftalis
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 797
Sponsoring Agency: Law Jounal-Seminars-Press
New York, NY 10011
Publication Number: #995
Sale Source: Law Jounal-Seminars-Press
111 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10011
United States of America
Type: Conference Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Articles presented at Law Journal seminars are reprinted on various aspects of Federal and State law enforcement efforts regarding money laundering.
Abstract: Record keeping and reporting requirements as well as civil and criminal sanctions for non-compliance are outlined as part of congressional and law enforcement efforts regarding money laundering. Articles citing money laundering cases, choice of venue in laundering cases, and predicates to laundering are included as well as those on defending against a sting operation, defense perspective of a trial of a Section 1956 case, and problems with tape evidence in prosecutions under the Money Laundering Control Act of 1986. Other topics include effective strategies for banks faced with potential criminal, civil, and forfeiture liability in money laundering cases; negotiating pleas under sentencing guidelines for money laundering; and sentencing guidelines and money laundering laws applied to corporations in the 1990's. Also covered are a proposed amendment to the Bank Secrecy Act Regulations regarding transfer of funds and forfeitures in money laundering. An outline is presented of Federal forfeiture and related statutes, government civil RICO actions, attorney fee forfeiture, and international issues, State money laundering and cash transactions reporting statutes, and New York Statutes.
Main Term(s): Money laundering
Index Term(s): Corporate criminal liability; Money Laundering Control Act of 1986; Sentencing guidelines; State laws
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