Money Laundering

Before a person can be convicted of the federal money laundering crimes, the prosecution must prove the following five things beyond a reasonable doubt:

  1. The accused individual knowingly engaged or attempted to engage in a monetary transaction;
  2. The accused individual knew the transaction involved criminally derived property;
  3. The property had a value of greater than $10,000;
  4. The property was, in fact, derived from [describe the specified unlawful activity alleged in the indictment]; and
  5. The transaction occurred in the United States or as otherwise as set forth in various federal statutes.

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