Money laundering is an extremely serious white collar offense which is prosecuted under both federal, state, and international law. This crime can be committed in several different ways but always involves conducting financial transactions, transferring these funds outside of the U.S. or into the U.S., and intentionally concealing these transactions. If you have been arrested or are under investigation for international money laundering, you should understand that you could be facing a felony conviction.
There are many different forms of money laundering involving the illegal transfer of funds to another country. Typically, charges are made based on your involvement as well as the amount of money involved. Even if you were allegedly involved in only one part of the transaction and were not aware of illegal actions being taken, such as receiving money, you could still face charges.
You could be charged with international money laundering if you were involved with criminal activity by:
In order to reach a conviction, the prosecutor must be able to prove that you were involved with criminal activity or were aware of the way in which the proceeds were acquired. Meanwhile, our experienced and aggressive international money laundering defense attorneys in Hollywood work to build a strategy which proves your innocence.
If you are convicted of a money laundering offense, you could face the following penalties:
The exact penalties you could face depend on the nature of the alleged offense, your involvement, and whether you are prosecuted on a state or federal level. An international money laundering conviction can lead to serious legal consequences and affect you negatively by damaging your professional reputation.
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