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money laundering

Definitions

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  • n. The act of engaging in transactions designed to obscure the origin of money that has been obtained illegally.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. concealing the source of illegally gotten money

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Examples

  • Workshop not very long ago but before October the 12th and we're going to co-host - and this was arranged quite some time ago – we're going to co-host a regional conference on terrorism financing and money laundering with Indonesia next month and it's an officials-level regional conference.

    The Challenge of International Terrorism in the Asia-Pacific Region

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  • Damned lagomorphs! They're not to be trusted. That's the last time I contribute to the myxomatosis fund.

    July 25, 2009

  • Yep. This is one of the weirdest news stories I've read in a while.

    July 24, 2009

  • "According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, the investigation initially focused, with the help of the cooperating witness, on the money laundering network that operated between Brooklyn, Deal, N.J. and Israel. The network is alleged to have laundered tens of millions of dollars through charities controlled by rabbis in New York and New Jersey."
    - FBI Arrests Mayors, Rabbis In New Jersey Sweep, nypost.com, 23 July 2009.

    July 24, 2009