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money laundering Syllabification: mon·ey laun·der·ing

Definition of money laundering in English:


The concealment of the origins of illegally obtained money, typically by means of transfers involving foreign banks or legitimate businesses: he was convicted of money laundering and tax evasion
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  • He had already been convicted of threatening a police officer and faced fraud and money laundering charges.
  • He's facing charges of conspiracy and money laundering.
  • The government has fined the bank billions of dollars for not reporting suspicious activity, including money laundering.

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