White-Collar Crime Generally

Table 1 partly shows that 2 shell companies were allegedly used by Congressman Henry Cuellar and / or his wife Imelda Cuellar, to wash $360,000 in suspected bribe payments.1

On 4/30/24 Congressman Henry Cuellar and his wife Imelda were indicted in USA v. Cuellar. According to their indictment, the two supposedly laundered $600,000

Structuring cash, (a.k.a. smurfing), is one thing to look for when spouses hide money during their divorces in community property states. US Treasury Department’s FinCEN explains structuring occurs if you “break up…currency transactions [at banks] into multiple, smaller amounts to avoid being reported to the government.”1 This means organizing cash transactions beneath the

If you are in a high net worth divorce, your spouse might hide community property from you by misusing:

These are just three of the common money laundering methods. Although not a high net worth divorce case, filings in Brooklyn Federal Court in USA v. Ahmad reveal

Hunter Biden allegedly used shell companies & the diamond at this chart, in a supposed corruption scheme.*

As was widely reported, The U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Accountability, (“the Committee”), published its August 9th memo about Hunter Biden and some other Biden family members. On the one hand, House Republicans on the Committee allege

Learning about concealment schemes can help you spot concealed assets your spouse places beyond your reach during your divorce. Therefore, a divorcing spouse trying to identify hidden marital assets / community property could learn a lesson from Dr. Krishnaswami Sriram.  Dr. Sriram is thought to have concealed assets from the IRS in two suspected

This chart shows how dentist Glenn E. Lockwood allegedly hid assets by structuring cash withdrawals.¹

The First Scheme To Hide Assets

Prosecutors in U.S.A. v. Lockwood, allege Alaska dentist Glenn Lockwood hid assets twice from the IRS.  During Mr. Lockwood’s first scheme, Mr. Lockwood supposedly hid $575,000 in federal income

I. Alleged Hidden Marital Assets At A Bahamian Trust

Mrs. Jennifer Stein suspected her anesthesiologist husband Dr. Barry D. Stein, had hidden marital assets during their divorce.  According to Mrs. Stein, Dr. Stein transferred assets to a Bahamian trust to place them out of Mrs. Stein’s reach. Dr. Stein allegedly manipulated the family finances, Mrs.

Concealing AssetsIn USA v. Allen, Pennsylvania anesthesiologist Mr. James G. Allen Jr. pleaded guilty to tax fraud on June 4, 2019. Mr. Allen’s plan for concealing assets from the IRS seemingly relied on two common concealment methods. These two methods were abusing an offshore bank account and misusing a nominee, (i.e. intermediary). Mr.

The IRS thinks Florida businessman and Novatek CFO Mark Anthony Gyetvay, had hidden money offshore. The IRS believes Mr. Gyetvay secretly stashed as much as $93 million offshore in 2 Swiss bank accounts. On September 22, 2021 Mr. Gyetvay was indicted for suspected: tax fraud, failure to file FBAR’s, making false statements