Like most white collar crimes, money laundering can result in heavy penalties due to the high monetary value of the alleged offense. The crime concerns concealing illegally-earned income and disguising it as legitimate. Authorities will often allege that money laundering is associated with a larger, organized crime enterprise—which is why it accusations should always be met with knowledgeable, hard-hitting defense.
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Money laundering is considered a Class D felony, however increased values and intentions in performing the crime can augment the charges, and thus increase possible penalties. For example, if you receive compensation for selling stolen goods and then transfer the funds to a group whose intent is to commit a terrorist act, your charges would be elevated to a Class C felony.
Class D felony penalties for money laundering can include: