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Criminal – Moonshining – Money Laundering – Perjury (access required)

A Roanoke U.S. District Court orders new trials for two defendants convicted of money laundering in connection with a moonshine operation, because, under U.S. v. Santos, the revenue generated by a specified unlawful activity used in a financial transaction to pay the essential expenses of operating the same illegal business – such as, here, paying ...