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Money Laundering

Boston Money Laundering Attorney

Protect Your Rights, Freedom, and Reputation

Generally, money laundering is pursued as a federal crime, which means government agents will thoroughly investigate the matter, and the prosecution will use their abundance of resources to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you’re guilty of the offense. Because of this, it’s imperative to reach out to a skilled attorney who knows the federal justice system.

Attorney Martin G. Weinberg has taken on hundreds of cases and has represented individuals in over 20 federal district courts and the U.S. Supreme Court. He knows the processes and the techniques the government will use to attempt to land a conviction. When you hire Attorney Weinberg, he will leverage this knowledge to challenge the accusations and work toward a favorable outcome on your behalf.

Regardless of whether you’re still under investigation for or have been charged with money laundering, acting quickly is important for building your defense. Discuss your case during a consultation by calling at 617-227-3700 today!

What Is Money Laundering?

A broad definition of money laundering is that it occurs when you knowingly have money or property obtained through unlawful activity, and you process it through various transactions to try to conceal its source.

Many money laundering offenses involve:

  • Placement: Depositing the illegally obtained money into a legitimate bank
  • Layering: Using the money in various transactions
  • Integration: Withdrawing the money from the legitimate account

The federal government has two laws that prohibit conduct related to money laundering: U.S. Code §§ 1956 and 1957.

Under the laundering of monetary instruments law, it’s illegal, when you know money has been obtained through unlawful means, to:

  • Encourage the continuance of the unlawful activity
  • Conceal the source of the money
  • Avoid adherence to state or federal reporting requirements
  • Transport unlawfully obtained money into or out of the United States

A violation of this federal money laundering law could result in a fine of up to $500,000 and/or imprisonment for up to 20 years.

According to 18 U.S. Code § 1957, it is unlawful to engage in or attempt to engage in a monetary transaction that involves unlawfully obtained property valued at more than $10,000. A conviction for this offense carries with it imprisonment for up to 10 years and/or a fine.

Start Your Defense Today

If you’re being investigated for or have been charged with money laundering, Attorney Martin G. Weinberg is ready to help you. Aside from having to prove you committed specific elements of the alleged offense, the prosecutor (as well as investigating agents) must ensure that their conduct did not or does not violate your constitutional rights. If it does, it’s possible that evidence obtained in your case could be thrown out, weakening the allegations against you. Attorney Martin G. Weinberg has effectively challenged the government in cases involving Fourth Amendment violations and is ready to use his knowledge and skills to fight the prosecutor’s accusations against you.

Highly Revered & Recommended

Marty is a lawyer’s lawyer – an unparalleled legal technician with a philosopher’s vision. Marty sees the nuances in the shadows in the edges of the furthest reaches of the law and brings it all back to first principles and fundamental values.

NACDL Past President Martín Sabelli

Some lawyers have been gifted with extraordinary intellects, others prodigious trial skills, and still others a relentless work ethic. Marty has the rare combination of all three, and that is what truly sets him apart within the defense bar.

Robert M. Goldstein

Marty is the go-to lawyer for those with complex legal and trial issues – there is no one better. Most importantly, he is an all-around terrific person.

NACDL Past President Gerald Lefcourt

Whether it was his surgical cross-examination of co-defendant-turned cooperating-witness Joseph Lally or his home run closing argument, the Boston lawyer established that the evidence against Vitale simply was not there.

David Frank, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

God forbid I ever have a problem, he’d be my lawyer.

David Chesnoff

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