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United States v. Corchado-Peralta
Citation:318 F.3d 255 (1st Cir. 2003)
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Elena Corchado-Peralta (Defendant) assisted her husband with smuggling cocaine into Puerto Rico. Using her husband’s drug proceeds, she wrote and endorsed checks to purchase expensive cars, boats, real estate, and personal services, at her husband’s direction. She signed numerous checks as well as fraudulent tax records. She was convicted of conspiracy to launder money in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1956. She appealed to the First Circuit.
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