Community for Cops
Search Close Menu

Tag Search Result

Money Laundering

The Challenge of Cryptocurrencies

A decade ago cryptocurrencies were nothing more than curiosities for computer geeks. Now they are going legitimate, but despite all of the moves toward legitimacy, cryptocurrencies remain the favored money for criminal activity online.

Read more

FBI Finds $2.3 million Linked to Drug Ring in House Near Disneyland

About a block from Disneyland, federal agents seized $2.3 million in cash that allegedly came from a drug-trafficking and money-laundering group with links to the hometown of the notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, authorities said.

1,000 Agents and Officers Raid L.A. Fashion District, Seize Cartel Millions

An army of federal and local law enforcement agents stormed Los Angeles’ fashion district Wednesday, arresting nine suspects, seizing $65 million and searching businesses that federal prosecutors allege have been laundering money for criminals including drug dealers and Mexican drug cartel kidnappers.

1,000 Agents and Officers Raid L.A. Fashion District, Seize Cartel Millions

An army of federal and local law enforcement agents stormed Los Angeles’ fashion district Wednesday, arresting nine suspects, seizing $65 million and searching businesses that federal prosecutors allege have been laundering money for criminals including drug dealers and Mexican drug cartel kidnappers.

U.S. Charges Bitcoin Exchangers Linked to Silk Road Drug Bazaar

Federal prosecutors unsealed criminal charges on Monday against a pair of individuals who they say sold Bitcoins that were later used to buy and sell drugs on Silk Road, signaling a desire by law enforcement to target those who use crypto currencies to facilitate shady activities.

Zetas Cartel Accused of Laundering Money With Horses

A federal grand jury has indicted Los Zetas cartel members in a conspiracy to launder drug proceeds by purchasing, training, breeding, and racing American quarter horses in the United States.

DEA Targets Sinaloa Drug Cartel's Cocaine Supplier

To cripple the drug trafficking and money laundering activities of one of Mexico's most active cartels, the federal government has designated its Columbian cocaine supplier as a drug-trafficking kingpin. The move gives law enforcement agencies greater powers to punish the network's U.S. associates and freeze assets.

Money Laundering for Morons

Collectibles are fragile and a very poor investment. That's why I was stunned earlier this week when I read that a methamphetamine ring in Colorado used comic books for money laundering.

Large Meth Ring Busted in Colorado

A massive methamphetamine ring with suspected gang affiliation that used women as drug mules and classic Batman and Superman comic books to hide drug profits has been dismantled after a year-long undercover operation.

Detectives: Florida Gang Used Hot Dog Shop As Drug Front

Detectives say an eatery, Hot Dog City, was a front for the West-Side gang, which terrorized Orange County and made millions off cocaine. The gang laundered money through the Winter Garden shop and committed countless crimes for the past 12 years.