- to disguise the source of (illegal or secret funds or profits), usually by transmittal through a foreign bank or a complex network of intermediaries.
- to disguise the true nature of (a transaction, operation, or the like) by routing money or goods through one or more intermediaries.
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Accused money launderer in the soccer-mom madam case has a colorful past.
You, Cale and Richards, run to fetch a launderer that shall set a mattress in the ante-chamber for this my cousin to lie on.The Fifth Queen Crowned|Ford Madox Ford
After due reflection I decided to start as a launderer, specialising in washing shirts at ten pfennigs, or one penny, apiece.Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons|Henry Charles Mahoney