By: Anthony Burts
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Money Laundering Attorney Charlotte, NC
Is Money Laundering a Federal Crime?
Money laundering is a serious federal crime that involves taking money that has been unlawfully obtained and working to integrate it so it may appear to come from a lawful source. Money laundering is a complex process that typically involves a number of different financial transactions and multiple accounts.
With today’s technology, paper trails in money laundering cases may not only be more complex; they may also be more difficult to uncover because so many financial transactions are completed entirely over the internet or using computers.
Discuss your charges with our Charlotte money laundering lawyer today!
Charlotte Organized Crime & money Laundering
Money laundering may also be associated with organized crime, including:
- Drug trafficking
- Other similar operations
Embezzlement and fraud may also be associated with money laundering. Burts Law, PLLC offers aggressive criminal defense representation to individuals facing federal money laundering charges throughout the United States. The firm is based in Houston, Texas but represents clients nationwide in federal court proceedings.
Money Laundering Charges in North Carolina
Money laundering is classified as a felony charge under North Carolina law and United States law. This is punishable by between 5 to 99 years or life in prison and fines.
Defense for Money Laundering Cases in Charlotte
If you would like to learn more about how a lawyer at Burts Law, PLLC may be able to assist you, please contact the firm for a consultation. You will need immediate representation in the face of serious federal charges, including those involving alleged money laundering.
The FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation), DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) or ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) may be involved in the investigation, and you can be guaranteed that their pursuit of evidence against you and finally a conviction will be tireless.
Our comprehensive legal team will also defend you against charges which include:
- Federal drug crimes
- Federal healthcare fraud crimes
- Wire fraud crimes
- Bank fraud crimes
- Obstruction of justice
- Money laundering
- Mail fraud crimes; and
- Many others