Money-Laundering Prosecution Worries Lawyers

A rare federal money-laundering prosecution of a prominent Florida attorney has prompted concerns that other defense lawyers may no longer represent high-profile criminals for fear of being prosecuted themselves. Benedict Kuehne, one of Al Gore's lawyers during the 2000 Florida recount, has been accused of money laundering for approving $5.2 million in legal fees paid by Fabio Ochoa, formerly one of the leaders of the Medellin drug cartel, to Ochoa's well-known defense attorney, Roy Black. Much...Full Story
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