CINNAMINSON, N.J. (CBS) — Three undocumented immigrants from Brazil are accused of running an illegal check-cashing scheme that laundered up to $100 million.
Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced Monday the arrests of 51-year-old Renato Maia Da Silva of Cinnaminson; 34-year-old Lucas Alves of Cinnaminson; and 33-year-old Wesley Dos Santos of Palmyra, following a nine-month investigation. All three were charged with financial facilitation of criminal activity.
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According to Coffina, Cinnaminson police began an investigation into MAIA Consulting, which Da Silva owned, in November 2016 after authorities suspected an illegal check cashing operation being run out of the business located at 803 South Route 130.
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