How Big Banks, Lobbyists, And Lawyers Moved Dirty Money Into The US

04/05/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • — Kate Sheppard Mother Jones

Among Bank of America's 50 million customers, Pierre Falcone was far from ordinary. An infamous global arms dealer who illegally sold weapons to Angola for its civil war and an international fugitive, Falcone was convicted of tax fraud and illegal arms dealing in 2007 and 2009 and is currently serving six years behind bars. Yet for nearly two decades, Falcone and his relatives freely used 29 different bank accounts to funnel at least $60 million into the US from secretive havens...

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