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FinCen hits 2,000 LA fashion district businesses with new reporting rules

The Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network imposed new financial reporting rules on 2,000 businesses Thursday in the fashion district of Los Angeles after a massive raid last month uncovered a suspected widespread money laundering operation working for Mexican drug gangs.

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Feds seize $65 million, arrest 9 in LA fashion district takedown

Image released by the DOJ on September 10, 2014 A thousand federal agents launched raids across the Los Angeles fashion district Wednesday and seized an estimated $65 million in cash allegedly linked to a money laundering operation for Mexican drug cartels.

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Keeping it clean in the Philippines

From the Asia Sentinel (September 17, 2013):

"Details started to leak two months ago concerning the vast wealth that businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles had amassed including reportedly 28 houses and a US$2 million condominium in Los Angeles as well as cars, watches and an array of luxury items.

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