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In Texas money laundering is a serious white-collar crime that carries stiff penalties. It is punishable with up to 20 years in prison and fines of over $500,000. Anyone thought to have laundered over $200,000 can be charged with a first-degree felony.
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Basically, money laundering is making money from an illegal source look as if it came from a legal source. Since the illegal money is often called “dirty money,” the process of making it look legal or “clean” is called “money laundering.”
Why do criminals bother with money laundering? Because if they are caught with massive amounts of money, live in a posh home and sport swanky toys, chances are that they got that money illegally. Even if you honestly do not know where all of your money came from, you are still legally responsible for finding out. If you are under investigation for this crime, schedule an appointment with a money laundering lawyer in your area today.
The actual process of money laundering is very complicated. Each day, criminals try new processes in order to make it harder to trace where any money came from. These are the basic known types:
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