Money Laundering

NPR's Mike Shuster reports from New York on the latest developments in the widening scandal over alleged Russian money-laundering in the United States. Initial reports focused on the activities of reputed organized crime boss Semyon Mogilevich. However, investigators are also looking into the possibility that senior Russian government officials may also have been responsible for illegal transfers of huge sums abroad — including money lent to Russia by the International Monetary Fund.

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