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Los Angeles Check Cashing Store, Its Head Manager and Compliance Officer Sentenced for Violating Anti-money Laundering Laws

WASHINGTON - A Los Angeles check cashing store, its head manager and its designated anti-money laundering compliance officer were sentenced today in the Central District of California for failing to follow reporting and anti-money laundering requirements for over $8 million in transactions in violation of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Justice Department's Criminal Division; U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California André Birotte Jr; Assistant Director in Charge Bill L. Lewis of the FBI Los Angeles Division; Chief of the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) Richard Weber; and Glenn R. Ferry, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General's (HHS-OIG) Los Angeles region.


Action Details

  • Date:January 14, 2013
  • Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions