Woman sentenced for money laundering
An Oregon woman who pleaded guilty to money laundering has been sentenced to five years of probation and must pay $48,000 to the government.
The U.S. Attorney's office in Portland says 25-year-old Janelle Fuston was working at a Beaverton credit union in 2011 and 2012 when she laundered more than $120,000 in drug proceeds for her ex-boyfriend. Fuston admitted the she knew the man had no legitimate income yet deposited the money into multiple accounts held in her name.
The ex-boyfriend, Larry Fuentes, has also pleaded guilty to money laundering. His sentencing is scheduled for February.
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