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NCJ Number: 204101 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: January 2004
Page Count: 225
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US Dept of Justice
Criminal Division
Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section
10th and Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20530
United States of America
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document offers a collection of virtually all reported cases of Federal money laundering.
Abstract: This internal law enforcement document reports brief synopses of reported cases of Federal money laundering, organized topically. The case synopses first address the elements of the respective statutes under which they are listed, and then offer information concerning other pertinent issues, such as sentencing. Part 1 of the document lists cases dealing with substantive money laundering under Sections 1956, 1957, and 1960. Part 1 includes cases that deal with transaction, financial transaction, financial institution, interstate commerce, “conducts” financial transaction, knowledge requirement, proceeds, merger issues, intend to promote, intent to evade taxes, conceal or disguise, intent to evade reporting requirements, transportation offenses under Section 1956(a)(2), sting cases, Section 1957, Section 1960, attempt, aiding and abetting, conspiracy, civil money laundering enforcement, form of indictment, joinder and severance, statute of limitations, opening and closing statements, jury instructions/special verdict, guilty pleas, corporate criminal liability, sentencing, double jeopardy, ex post facto clause, extradition, extraterritorial jurisdiction, venue, speedy trial/pretrial release, constitutionality, legislative history, Department of Justice guidelines, attorney prosecutions, attorney’s fees/Hyde Amendment, treaty violations, authority to investigate, subpoenas for bank records, admissibility of evidence, Brady violations, search and seizure, consequences of money laundering, and money laundering as Object of Travel Act offense. Part 2 provides synopses of cases dealing with what may be forfeited under those statutes pursuant to Section 981 and 982, and what may be forfeited under Title 31. Part 2 includes cases that deal with property involved in a money laundering offense, money laundering forfeiture under other statutes, jury instructions, litigation issues/problems of proof, innocent owner defense in civil money laundering cases, criminal forfeiture, excessive fines, use of money laundering forfeiture to recover proceeds, and international money laundering. The cases outlined in both parts are updated regularly and are available on-line to Federal prosecutors on Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Online (AFML Online), which is maintained by the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section. Access is restricted to law enforcement agencies only.
Main Term(s): Federal courts; Money laundering
Index Term(s): Federal law violations; Federal legislation; Forfeiture law
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