Money Laundering

December 5, 2019

Man heads to prison in multi-state marijuana conspiracy

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – A 39-year-old Florida man has been sentenced to federal prison for his role in a Rio Grande Valley-based drug conspiracy, announced DEA Acting Special Agent in Charge Steven S. Whipple and U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick.

July 25, 2019

Two Colombian businessmen charged with money laundering in connection with Venezuela bribery scheme

MIAMI – Alex Nain Saab Moran, 47, and Alvaro Pulido Vargas, 55, both citizens of Colombia, were each charged in an eight-count indictment returned in the Southern District of Florida with one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering and seven counts of money laundering. The indictment also alleges and seeks forfeiture in excess of $350 million representing the amount of funds involved in the violation.

July 8, 2019

Chinese national pleads guilty for failing to report foreign national bank account

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Lili Bian, a 59-year old citizen of China and a lawful permanent resident of the United States living in Charlotte, appeared in federal court today and pleaded guilty to failing to report a foreign bank account with a balance exceeding $10,000, announced U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina Andrew Murray. U.S. Magistrate Judge David C.

October 4, 2018

Federal jury convicts Arizona man of drug trafficking and money laundering conspiracy charges

SYRCAUSE, NY - Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent in Charge James J. Hunt of the New York Division, United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith, U.S. Postal Inspector in Charge Joseph Cronin, and New York State Police Superintendent George P. Beach II announced that Alonzo Harris, 43, of Youngtown, Arizona, was convicted today of federal drug trafficking and money laundering charges following a four-day jury trial.

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