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April 2, 2018

Mueller's Innovative Use Of Money Laundering Statute

By Solomon L. Wisenberg, Graham Billings

Law 360

Reprinted with permission from Law 360

Sol Wisenberg, co-chair of the firm’s white collar defense and government investigations practice and the former deputy independent counsel in the Whitewater/Lewinsky investigation, and associate Graham Billings write about Special Counsel Mueller’s innovative use of the international money laundering statute in an Expert Analysis article published by Law360.  The article discusses the intricacies of the theories of prosecution under the money laundering statute, analyzes the Special Counsel’s novel use of the statute in the prosecution of Paul Manafort, and forecasts the possibility of additional money laundering charges in the course of the Special Counsel’s investigation.