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Morning Roundup: July 18, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Drunk guy poses as TSA agent and pats down two women, defense attorney admits laundering drug money, and pro-marijuana banking bill passes Republican house. MORE  

Son of Soccer Legend Pele Sentenced For Money Laundering

By Shawn Dwyer

Edson Cholbi do Nascimento was given 33 years for his role as a money launderer for South American drug cartels. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 1, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Jennifer Lawrence puked after Oscars, DEA busts CO pot business, attorney laundered money for drug client, and drunk man tasered for throwing underwear at cops. MORE  

Pill Mill Doctors in Florida Sentenced to Prison

By Paul Gaita

Though Joseph Castronuovo and Cynthia Cadet were cleared of distributing controlled substances, they were convicted on money laundering charges. MORE  

Online Gambling Sites Shelter Money Laundering Schemes

By Paul Gaita

The Wild West-like atmosphere of online gambling has given money launderers an easy way to wash large amounts cash through an industry with little oversight. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 25, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

George Clooney not drunk in fight with Steve Wynn, Sacramento says no to outdoor pot, man eats pot candy before killing wife, and drunk cop shoots partner. MORE  

Catholic Priest Who Headed Clergy Rehab Going to Jail

By John Lavitt

Monsignor Edward Arsenault was charged with theft after siphoning off money from his New Hampshire diocese. MORE  

The UAE Stiffens Punishments for Drug Traffickers

By Shawn Dwyer

Smugglers and drug dealers will have their money and possessions seized thanks to the Arab nation’s tough new stance in the war on drugs. MORE  

Bitcoin CEO Arrested for Aiding Silk Road

By Shawn Dwyer

Federal agents charged Charlie Shrem and Bitcoin exchanger Robert Faiella with conspiracy to commit money laundering, among other crimes. MORE  

HSBC Settlement Proves Drug War is a Joke

By Allison McCabe

Matt Taibbi details in Rolling Stone magazine the brazenly unfair slap on the wrist the financial giant received for laundering drug cartel money. MORE  

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