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Four thousand U.S. dollars are counted out by a banker counting currency at a bank in Westminster, Colorado November 3, 2009. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Huge Document Leak Exposes How The Wealthy And Powerful Hide Money

Those exposed in the leak include the prime ministers of Iceland and Pakistan, an alleged bagman for Syrian President Bashar Assad, a close friend of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and companies linked to the family of Chinese President Xi Jinping.

April 3, 2016

Los Angeles Is ‘Epicenter’ Of Cartel Money Laundering, U.S. Official Says

By Victoria Kim and Joe Mozingo, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Federal agents launched a series of raids in the downtown Los Angeles fashion district on Wednesday and seized an estimated $65 million in cash and other assets they allege were part of a widespread attempt by Mexican drug cartels to launder narcotics profits. […]

September 10, 2014

U.S. Investigators Focus On Money Laundering Linked To Border Crisis

By Brian Bennett, Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON — The increasingly costly and divisive border crisis is pushing federal investigators to crack down on money-laundering schemes they say are being used to smuggle thousands of Central American children into the United States. Agents from the Department of Homeland Security and the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement […]

July 22, 2014