Money Laundering and Forfeiture Digest (click for sample issue)

The Money Laundering and Forfeiture Digest is a monthly compilation of summaries and comments regarding the decisions of the federal courts  on money laundering and forfeiture issues, including the application of the Bank Secrecy Act (31 U.S.C. 5311 et seq.), the Money Laundering Control Act (18 U.S.C. 1956-57), and all civil and criminal forfeiture statutes and related rules of civil and criminal procedure.  The above link is to a recent back issue.

Subscriptions are available to state and federal law enforcement agencies and to persons and entities outside of government at the following rates, and include 12 monthly issues of the Digest plus access to all six of the Case Outlines, updated monthly, on the password-protected Digest and Case Outlines page.  For a list of current subscribers, see below.

The Case Outlines are compilations of all of the federal cases on forfeiture and money laundering decided since 1993.  The following links are to the tables of contents to three of the outlines: Money Laundering, Criminal Forfeiture, and Civil Forfeiture.  The other outlines contain the cases on the Bank Secrecy Act, Forfeiture in Money Laundering Cases, and the Excessive Fines Clause of the Eighth Amendment.

Money Laundering Table of Contents

Criminal Forfeiture Table of Contents

Civil Forfeiture Table of Contents

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