When money is gained in an illegitimate fashion, like through the sale of drugs, and is attempted to be passed off as legitimate income, the charge of money laundering or financial facilitation of criminal activity can be brought. In addition to potential prison time, money laundering cases also often result in the prosecution seeking forfeiture of large sums of money seized from the defendant. If you have been charged with money laundering in either New Jersey or New York, or are being investigated for money laundering, call our offices to schedule a consultation.
Often, money laundering is a charge that comes along with other significant criminal charges. Among the possible crimes that can be associated with money laundering are the following:
- Drug trafficking
Since money laundering can be charged as a federal crime, the potential penalties are quite severe. Prosecutors have been more aggressive in charging money laundering cases in recent years, so you will be best served to quickly retain counsel and start working on your defense. Our team is standing by to speak with you regarding your charges and to offer our services.