Money Laundering Attorney in Honolulu
Common Money Laundering Schemes in Hawaii
Money laundering is essentially using the money gained through illegal means by concealing the illegal origin of the funds or transaction. Common crimes that include money launder are drug trafficking & prostitution. Money laundering and conspiracy cases are serious cases and can result in severe criminal felony charges both at state and federal levels.
A common methods of money laundering include:
- Undocumented Banking
- Shell Companies
- Legitimate Businesses - structuring cash transactions such as parting a large sum of money into several smaller deposits and other ways where financial transactions are handled in a way that avoids state or federal reporting requirements.
At Myles S. Breiner Attorney at Law, we offer the knowledge and resources
to handle your criminal money laundering or conspiracy case and successfully
defend your future.
Call us at (808) 219-0880 today.
The Relation of Conspiracy & Money Laundering
Money laundering involves two or more people engaging in an activity designed to conceal illegal behavior. As such, the essence of a conspiracy is the agreement to commit an unlawful act. Conspiracies are often proven by one conspirator testifying against the other and the other people involved.
In Hawaii, a person is guilty of conspiracy to commit a crime if:
- Two or more people agreed to commit an offense.
- One co-conspirator committed an overt act in furtherance of the agreement.
Will My Assets Be Seized If I Am Charged?
If proven guilty, yes. Civil asset forfeiture laws allow the government to seize any property traceable to or considered proceeds of criminal activity. The burden is on you to prove by a preponderance of the evidence that your property is not subject to forfeiture.
Retain our attorneys for expert handling of your case. We have the knowledge and experience to protect your property and your future. They are well-equipped to fight for your civil rights; foremost to which is your right for a due process. We have a long record of success handling criminal law matters.
We are centrally located in Honolulu and are available 24 hours per day, seven days per week. We offer flexible payment plans for your convenience. Contact us online or by phone at (808) 219-0880 to schedule a consultation and case review.