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It would be overly simple, however, to see the critical thrust of such novels as operating only in this comparatively straightforward way. Looming large over them all is Marjorie Diehl-Armstrong , one of the most charismatic, deeply disturbed, but also heartbreaking villains of our time. It was extremely well done and if you're looking to binge on something for the week and you want something that's almost as good as Breaking Bad, I would definitely check it out. There was still a sense of optimistic consensus and a feeling that Britain was cosily separate, with its humour, tolerance and decency. If you enjoyed them — get ready for more — Coben just signed a Netflix development deal where 14 of his novels will be turned into limited series. In creating film noir, Hollywood drew on the work of a wide range both of earlier writers and of the late forties—early fifties crime novelists who were writing crime fiction that very often had no role for the private eye. He mocks Hollywood endings and the darker ironies of noir but also exposes the lunacies of southern Californian society and politics.
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It was written in January of by Otto Penzler and the website is murder-mayhem. Now, if you're driving and you don't want to try to pull over and write down all this stuff, you can just go to writersdetective. Thanks for the question Colin and I hope this reference proves useful. By reading these court documents, you can see the tactics each of these money launderers used in an attempt to hide the sources of the money.
All right, now back to the original question: "What is money laundering? Money laundering is an attempt to make that money look legitimate. Very often that's done through businesses.
The way that's very often done is either through creating businesses that are not actually conducting business. They only appear to be conducting business on paper, meaning false invoices that show money coming in and false expenses that show money coming out or expenditures or rent, that kind of thing, or it is using a legitimate business that is actually in existence and then creating either fake clients to show again a false income, a plausible explanation for why this money is coming into the business.
Obviously, this customer doesn't exist.
They just looks like they exist because their money is coming in and then you are trying to make it appear on paper that it's all legitimate. You could think of it as the opposite of tax evasion. Tax evasion would be you bring in more money than you're telling the government. So let's say you own a cash business like you own a car wash or you own a vending machine company where there's no way for the government to actually know exactly how much money is coming in because it's not credit card transaction stuff.
You may under report the amount of money that comes in. With money laundering, it is the exact opposite. You're over reporting the amount of money that comes in to make it look like it's legitimate.
Then once it's seen as legitimate, then you're much more free to go using that money to make purchases or to use it to show a positive income to obtain real estate, that kind of thing. Again, I don't have any immediate examples of that, but I will make sure to post some in the show notes and then a great fictional story to see where money laundering is one of the core parts of the plot is the show Ozark starring Jason Bateman and Laura Linney, I believe. It's on one of the streaming services.
I can't remember if it's Netflix or not, but definitely check it out. It was extremely well done and if you're looking to binge on something for the week and you want something that's almost as good as Breaking Bad, I would definitely check it out. It's a great example of money laundering.
Thanks again for your question Barry. I appreciate you and your taking the time to submit this. Kelly Ethan from kellyethan. I'm currently writing a cozy murder mystery set in Maine. I would like to know about the process once a suspect is arrested for murder and can they get out on bail? The first part is once a suspect is arrested, they would then most likely be transported to the station for an interview.
If they decide they do want to talk, then obviously that would take place. If they want an attorney, they might wait until an attorney shows up for that interview or they may just book them in custody which is much more likely.
At any rate, they would ultimately end up in jail where they would go through the booking process which would be taking a booking photo, also called a mug shot. They would have their fingerprints done, the modern way of doing so is using a live scan machine or something similar where it's almost like a gigantic copy machine where you put your fingers down on glass panels and your finger prints are digitally taken so they don't quite We still use fingerprint cards and ink and rolling fingerprints the old fashion way when we have to, but usually for the modern day, it's done by computer because it's tied into the fingerprint systems that way.