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Secret Service: Costa Rica-based Website Allowed Users to Launder Money Anonymously

Steve Neavling
ticklethewire.com

The U.S. Secret Service say it has cracked one of the largest ever international money-laundering schemes, Fox News reports [2].

Authorities in Costa Rica, Spain and New York have arrested five people accused in a $6 billion money laundering scheme involving an online company based in Costa Rica

The company, named Liberty Reserve, deals in digital currency and facilitated transnational online payments and money transfers, Fox New reported.

The Secret Service said the company allowed users to create fake accounts to move cash across borders.