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NCJ Number: 199971 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: Federal Money Laundering Cases
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice
Criminal Division
Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section
United States of America
Date Published: March 2003
Page Count: 200
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Type: Case Study
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document is a collection of all reported cases of Federal money laundering.
Abstract: The Money Laundering Control Act of 1986 made it a Federal criminal offense to conduct a financial transaction involving the proceeds of another crime. It also made it possible for Federal law enforcement to forfeit all property “involved in” the money laundering offense or in a conspiracy to commit one. Cases interpreting the Federal Money Laundering Statutes (18 U.S.C. S. 1956, 1957, and 1960) and Related Forfeiture Provisions (18 U.S.C. S. 981, 982, and 984) are listed. The cases are organized topically and address the elements of the respective statutes and other issues, such as sentencing, that have arisen frequently in Federal litigation. The first section deals with substantive money laundering. These chapters include transaction, financial transaction, interstate commerce, “conducts” financial transaction, proceeds, merger, conceal or disguise, sting cases, civil money laundering, double jeopardy, and search and seizure. The second part deals with what may be forfeited under the money laundering statutes. These chapters include tracing, forfeiture statutes, jury instruction, litigation issues, criminal forfeiture, excessive fines, double jeopardy, and international money laundering.
Main Term(s): Federal Code; Money Laundering Control Act of 1986
Index Term(s): Criminal codes; Criminal infiltration of business; Federal government; Fraud; Laws and Statutes; Money laundering
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