Archive for March 3rd, 2011

FEDS: Illegal Money-Transmitting Businesse Operating In ‘Shadows’ Funneled $172 Million Offshore For ‘Shell’ Companies; Murky Enterprises Blocked From Using Oregon Banks ‘Like The Corner ATM’

FEDS: Illegal Money-Transmitting Businesse Operating In 'Shadows' Funneled $172 Million Offshore For 'Shell' Companies; Murky Enterprises Blocked From Using Oregon Banks 'Like The Corner ATM'

An Oregon man living in a small town set up “numerous” shell companies for Russian clients and funneled more than $172 million to at least 50 countries, prosecutors said. Victor Kaganov, 69, of Tigard, has pleaded guilty to charges of operating an unlicensed money-transmitting business. Tigard is small city whose population is about 47,000. Kaganov […]