- Popular term used to describe the process whereby criminals conceal illicitly acquired funds by converting them into seemingly legitimate income. While the term refers to the proceeds of organized crime generally, it is now most often associated with financial activities of drug dealers who seek to launder the large amounts of cash generated from the sale of narcotics.
concealment of income source, cash money business, dirty money, drug money
Related Terms and Acronyms
- Anti-Money Laundering (AML) — Acronym,
- Anti-Money Laundering - Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML-CFT) — Acronym,
- Clean Sheeting — Definition,
- A type of insurance fraud where an individual deliberately fails to disclose a pre-existing condition in order to receive coverage, sometimes with the help of an insurance broker.
- Concealment — Definition,
- The act of lying or omitting information when applying for insurance coverage.
- Insurance Fraud — Definition,
- An illegal attempt by an individual or entity to receive insurance benefits that they would otherwise not be entitled to or for an insurance company to deny a legitimate insurance claim.
- Tort — Definition,
- An act that causes harm or loss.
- Unauthorized Insurance — Definition,
- A fraud where a scammer sells a victim an insurance policy that doesn't exist.