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Woman sentenced for money laundering

Published On: Oct 31 2013 05:30:59 PM CDT
Portland, OR -

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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