Illinois Federal Criminal Defense Attorney: Offices in Chicago and New York City
Money laundering and bookmaking were once thought to only involve members of the mob. With the influx of sports betting and high stakes stock trading, today’s laws are designed to prevent not only the mob, but also private businesses and individuals from sports gambling and money reporting schemes.
Nishay K. Sanan, Esq. has more than ten years of experience handling complex criminal cases, including those involving antitrust violations, Internet crimes, money laundering and other federal offenses. Working from his Chicago law office, he makes sure every detail is accounted for so that he can fight hard for you in state or federal court.
What is Money Laundering?
Money laundering is a method of disguising ill gotten gains – usually large sums of illegally-obtained cash – as gains derived through a legitimate business. If you receive or transfer money gained from any sort of illegal activity, the federal government will more than likely pursue money laundering charges. For example, crimes such as prostitution, embezzlement, drug crimes, financial fraud and racketeering (RICO offenses) frequently result in additional money laundering charges.
Following the Paper Trail Before Court, Fighting Hard in Court
Money laundering is a financial crime. Attorney Nishay K. Sanan uses his extensive tax and accounting experience to follow the paper/money trail, going through all the documents and developing a strong defense.
Have you received a subpoena for information in a money laundering case? Did the government contact your bank? Contact Nishay K. Sanan, Esq. immediately. Talking with an experienced money laundering defense lawyer early – even before charges are filed – can help protect your rights and your reputation during an investigation, and help ensure that you present a strong defense. It could even help prevent charges from ever being filed.
Protecting Against Criminal Asset Forfeiture
If you are convicted of money laundering, you may lose more than your freedom; you may also lose your property.
Any asset acquired with ill-gotten gains is considered illegal property and is subject to forfeiture upon arrest for money laundering or another white collar charge. Nishay K. Sanan, Esq. will work hard on your behalf to protect your property and assets from seizure by government officials.
Dedicated to Protecting Your Constitutional Rights
When Nishay K. Sanan talks with clients who are accused of or being investigated for money laundering related to the transfer of proceeds overseas (such as setting up illegal offshore bank accounts), he makes sure that they fully understand their rights.
The government will use every available resource in money laundering cases, especially when the alleged offenses are international in scope. Protecting your rights is of the utmost importance.