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Article 470 - NY Penal Law

MONEY LAUNDERING

Section Offense Class
470.00 Definitions.  
470.03 Money laundering: aggregation of value; other matters.  
470.05 Money laundering in the fourth degree. E FELONY
470.10 Money laundering in the third degree. D FELONY
470.15 Money laundering in the second degree. C FELONY
470.20 Money laundering in the first degree. B FELONY
470.21 Money laundering in support of terrorism in the fourth degree. E FELONY
470.22 Money laundering in support of terrorism in the third degree. D FELONY
470.23 Money laundering in support of terrorism in the second degree. C FELONY
470.24 Money laundering in support of terrorism in the first degree. B FELONY
470.25 Money laundering; fines.  
S 470.00 Definitions.
  The following definitions are applicable to this article.
  1. "Monetary instrument" means coin and currency of the United States
or of any other country; personal checks; bank checks; traveler`s
checks; money orders; and investment securities and negotiable
instruments, in bearer form or otherwise, in such form that title
thereto passes on delivery, except that "monetary instrument" shall not
include payments to attorneys for legal services.
  2. "Conducts" includes initiating, concluding or participating in
initiating or concluding a transaction.
  3. "Transaction" includes a payment, purchase, sale, loan, pledge,
gift, transfer, or delivery, and with respect to a financial institution
includes a deposit, withdrawal, transfer between accounts, exchange of
currency, loan, extension of credit, purchase or sale of any stock,
bond, certificate of deposit, or other monetary instrument, use of a
safe deposit box, or any other payment, transfer, or delivery by,
through, or to a financial institution, by whatever means effected,
except that "transaction" shall not include payments to attorneys for
legal services.
  4. "Criminal conduct" means conduct which is a crime under the laws of
this state or conduct committed in any other jurisdiction which is or
would be a crime under the laws of this state.
  5. "Specified criminal conduct" means criminal conduct committed in
this state constituting a criminal act, as the term criminal act is
defined in section 460.10 of this chapter, or constituting the crime of
enterprise corruption, as defined in section 460.20 of this chapter, or
conduct committed in any other jurisdiction which is or would be
specified criminal conduct if committed in this state.
  6. "Financial institution" means :
  (a) an insured bank, as defined in section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit
Insurance Act, 12 U.S.C. 1813(h);
  (b) a commercial bank or trust company;
  (c) a private banker;
  (d) an agency or branch of a foreign bank in the United States;
  (e) a credit union;
  (f) a thrift institution;
  (g) a broker or dealer registered with the Securities and Exchange
Commission under the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, U.S.C. 78a et
seq.;
  (h) a broker or dealer in securities or commodities;
  (i) an investment banker or investment company;
  (j) a currency exchange;
  (k) an issuer, redeemer, or cashier of travelers` checks, checks,
money orders, or similar instruments;
  (l) an operator of a credit card system;
  (m) an insurance company;
  (n) a dealer in precious metals, stones, or jewels;
  (o) a pawnbroker;
  (p) a loan or finance company;
  (q) a travel agency;
  (r) a person licensed to engage in the business of receiving money for
transmission or transmitting the same by whatever means, or any other
person engaged in such business as an agent of a licensee or engaged in
such business without a license;
  (s) a telegraph company;
  (t) a business engaged in vehicle sales, including automobile,
airplane and boat sales;
  (u) persons involved in real estate closings and settlements;
  (v) the United States Postal Service;
  (w) an agency of the United States government or of a state or local
government carrying out a duty or power of a business described in this
subdivision;
  (x) a casino, gambling casino, or gaming establishment with an annual
gaming revenue of more than a million dollars which:
  (i) is licensed as a casino, gambling casino or gaming establishment
under the laws of any state or any political subdivision of any state;
or
  (ii) is an Indian gaming operation conducted under or pursuant to the
Indian Gaming Regulatory Act other than an operation which is limited to
class 1 gaming as defined in subdivision six of section four of such
act; or
  (y)  any  business  or  agency  engaged  in  any  activity  which  the
  superintendent  of  financial services or the United States Secretary of
  the Treasury determines, by regulation,  to  be  an  activity  which  is
  similar  to, related to, or a substitute for activity which any business
  as described in this subdivision is authorized to engage.
  7. "Financial transaction" means a transaction involving:
  (a) the movement of funds by wire or other means; or
  (b) one or more monetary instruments; or
  (c) the transfer of title to any real property, vehicle, vessel or
aircraft; or
  (d) the use of a financial institution.
  8. "Represented" means any representation made by a law enforcement
officer, or by another person at the direction of, or with the approval
of, such law enforcement officer.
  9. "Law enforcement officer" means any public servant, federal or
state, who is authorized to conduct an investigation, prosecute or make
an arrest for a criminal offense.
  10. For the purpose of this article, each of the five counties in the
city of New York shall be considered as a separate county.

S 470.03 Money laundering: aggregation of value; other matters.
   1.  For  purposes  of  subdivisions  one and three of sections 470.05,
  470.10,  470.15,  470.21,  470.22  and  470.23,  and  for  purposes   of
  subdivisions  one and two of sections 470.20 and 470.24 of this article,
  financial transactions may be considered together and the value  of  the
  property  involved may be aggregated, provided that the transactions are
  all part of a single "criminal transaction" as  defined  in  subdivision
  two of section 40.10 of the criminal procedure law.
    2. For purposes of subdivision two of sections 470.05, 470.10, 470.15,
  470.21,  470.22 and 470.23 of this article, separate occasions involving
  the transport, transmittal or transfer of monetary  instruments  may  be
  considered  together  and the value of the monetary instruments involved
  may be aggregated, provided that the occasions are all part of a  single
  "criminal transaction" as defined in subdivision two of section 40.10 of
  the criminal procedure law.
    3.  Nothing  in  sections  470.05,  470.21, 470.22, 470.23 and 470.24;
  paragraph (b) of subdivision one, paragraph (b) of subdivision  two  and
  paragraph  (b)  of subdivision three of section 470.10; paragraph (b) of
  subdivision one, paragraph (b) of subdivision two and paragraph  (b)  of
  subdivision three of section 470.15; or paragraph (b) of subdivision one
  and  paragraph  (b) of subdivision two of section 470.20 of this article
  shall make it unlawful to return funds held in escrow:
    (a) as a portion of a purchase price for real property pursuant  to  a
  contract of sale; or
    (b)  to  satisfy the tax or other lawful obligations arising out of an
  administrative or judicial proceeding concerning the person who provided
  the escrow funds.

S 470.05 Money laundering in the fourth degree.
 A person is guilty of money laundering in the fourth degree when:
    1.  Knowing  that  the  property  involved  in  one  or more financial
  transactions represents the proceeds of criminal conduct:
    (a) he or she conducts one or more such financial  transactions  which
  in fact involve the proceeds of specified criminal conduct:
    (i) With intent to:
    (A) promote the carrying on of criminal conduct; or
    (B)  engage  in  conduct constituting a felony as set forth in section
  eighteen hundred three, eighteen hundred four, eighteen hundred five, or
  eighteen hundred six of the tax law; or
    (ii) Knowing that the transaction or transactions in whole or in  part
  are designed to:
    (A)  conceal  or  disguise  the  nature, the location, the source, the
  ownership or the control of the proceeds of criminal conduct; or
    (B) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (b) The total  value  of  the  property  involved  in  such  financial
  transaction or transactions exceeds five thousand dollars; or
    2.  Knowing  that  one  or  more  monetary  instruments represents the
  proceeds of criminal conduct:
    (a) he or she transports, transmits,  or  transfers  on  one  or  more
  occasions,  monetary instruments which in fact represent the proceeds of
  specified criminal conduct:
    (i) With intent to promote the carrying on of criminal conduct; or
    (ii) Knowing that such transportation,  transmittal,  or  transfer  is
  designed in whole or in part to:
    (A)  conceal  or  disguise  the  nature, the location, the source, the
  ownership, or the control of the proceeds of criminal conduct; or
    (B) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (b) The total value of such monetary instrument or instruments exceeds
  ten thousand dollars; or
    3. He or she conducts one or more financial transactions:
    (a) involving property represented to be  the  proceeds  of  specified
  criminal  conduct,  or  represented  to  be  property used to conduct or
  facilitate specified criminal conduct, with intent to:
    (i) promote the carrying on of specified criminal conduct; or
    (ii) conceal or disguise the nature, the  location,  the  source,  the
  ownership  or  the  control  of  property believed to be the proceeds of
  specified criminal conduct; or
    (iii) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (b) the total  value  of  the  property  involved  in  such  financial
  transaction or transactions exceeds ten thousand dollars.
  Money laundering in the fourth degree is a class E felony.

S 470.10 Money laundering in the third degree.
   A person is guilty of money laundering in the third degree when:
    1.  Knowing  that  the  property  involved  in  one  or more financial
  transactions represents:
    (a) the proceeds of the criminal sale of a controlled substance, he or
  she conducts one or more  such  financial  transactions  which  in  fact
  involve the proceeds of the criminal sale of a controlled substance:
    (i) With intent to:
    (A) promote the carrying on of specified criminal conduct; or
    (B)  engage  in  conduct constituting a felony as set forth in section
  eighteen hundred three, eighteen hundred four, eighteen hundred five, or
  eighteen hundred six of the tax law; or
    (ii) Knowing that the transaction or transactions in whole or in  part
  are designed to:
    (A)  conceal  or  disguise  the  nature, the location, the source, the
  ownership or the control of the proceeds of specified criminal  conduct;
  or
    (B) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (iii)  The  total  value  of  the  property involved in such financial
  transaction or transactions exceeds ten thousand dollars; or
    (b) the proceeds of criminal conduct, he or she conducts one  or  more
  such  financial  transactions  which  in  fact  involve  the proceeds of
  specified criminal conduct:
    (i) With intent to:
    (A) promote the carrying on of criminal conduct; or
    (B) engage in conduct constituting a felony as set  forth  in  section
  eighteen hundred three, eighteen hundred four, eighteen hundred five, or
  eighteen hundred six of the tax law; or
    (ii)  knowing that the transaction or transactions in whole or in part
  are designed to:
    (A) conceal or disguise the nature,  the  location,  the  source,  the
  ownership or the control of the proceeds of criminal conduct; or
    (B) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (iii)  The  total  value  of  the  property involved in such financial
  transaction or transactions exceeds fifty thousand dollars; or
    2. Knowing that one or more monetary instruments represent:
    (a) the proceeds of the criminal sale of a controlled substance, he or
  she transports,  transmits,  or  transfers  or  attempts  to  transport,
  transmit  or  transfer,  on  one or more occasions, monetary instruments
  which in  fact  represent  the  proceeds  of  the  criminal  sale  of  a
  controlled  substance  from  a  place  in any county in this state to or
  through a place outside that county or to a place in any county in  this
  state from or through a place outside that county:
    (i)  With  intent  to  promote  the  carrying on of specified criminal
  conduct; or
    (ii) Knowing that such  transportation,  transmittal  or  transfer  is
  designed in whole or in part to:
    (A)  conceal  or  disguise  the  nature, the location, the source, the
  ownership or the control of the proceeds of specified criminal  conduct;
  or
    (B) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (iii)  The  total  value  of  such  monetary instrument or instruments
  exceeds ten thousand dollars; or
    (b) the proceeds of criminal conduct, he or she transports, transmits,
  or transfers or attempts to transport, transmit or transfer, on  one  or
  more occasions monetary instruments which in fact represent the proceeds
  of  specified  criminal conduct from a place in any county in this state
  to or through a place outside that county or to a place in any county in
  this state from or through a place outside that county:
    (i) With intent to promote the carrying on of criminal conduct; or
    (ii)  Knowing  that  such  transportation,  transmittal or transfer is
  designed in whole or in part to:
    (A) conceal or disguise the nature,  the  location,  the  source,  the
  ownership, or the control of the proceeds of criminal conduct; or
    (B) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (iii)  The  total  value  of  such  monetary instrument or instruments
  exceeds fifty thousand dollars; or
    3. He or she conducts one or  more  financial  transactions  involving
  property represented to be:
    (a)  the  proceeds  of the criminal sale of a controlled substance, or
  represented to be property used to conduct or  facilitate  the  criminal
  sale of a controlled substance:
    (i) With intent to:
    (A) promote the carrying on of specified criminal conduct; or
    (B)  conceal  or  disguise  the  nature, the location, the source, the
  ownership or the control of property believed  to  be  the  proceeds  of
  specified criminal conduct; or
    (C) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (ii)  The  total  value  of  the  property  involved in such financial
  transaction or transactions exceeds ten thousand dollars; or
    (b) the proceeds of specified criminal conduct, or represented  to  be
  property used to conduct or facilitate specified criminal conduct:
    (i) With intent to:
    (A) promote the carrying on of specified criminal conduct; or
    (B)  conceal  or  disguise  the  nature, the location, the source, the
  ownership or the control of property believed  to  be  the  proceeds  of
  specified criminal conduct; or
    (C) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (ii)  The  total  value  of  the  property  involved in such financial
  transaction or transactions exceeds fifty thousand dollars.
  Money laundering in the third degree is a class D felony.

S 470.15 Money laundering in the second degree.
   A person is guilty of money laundering in the second degree when:
    1.  Knowing  that  the  property  involved  in  one  or more financial
  transactions represents:
    (a) the proceeds of the criminal sale of a controlled substance, he or
  she conducts one or more  such  financial  transactions  which  in  fact
  involve the proceeds of the criminal sale of a controlled substance:
    (i) With intent to:
    (A) promote the carrying on of specified criminal conduct; or
    (B)  engage  in  conduct constituting a felony as set forth in section
  eighteen hundred three, eighteen hundred four, eighteen hundred five, or
  eighteen hundred six of the tax law; or
    (ii) Knowing that the transaction or transactions in whole or in  part
  are designed to:
    (A)  conceal  or  disguise  the  nature, the location, the source, the
  ownership or the control of the proceeds of specified criminal  conduct;
  or
    (B) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (iii)  The  total  value  of  the  property involved in such financial
  transaction or transactions exceeds fifty thousand dollars; or
    (b) the proceeds of specified criminal conduct, he or she conducts one
  or more such financial transactions which in fact involve  the  proceeds
  of specified criminal conduct:
    (i) With intent to:
    (A) promote the carrying on of specified criminal conduct; or
    (B)  engage  in  conduct constituting a felony as set forth in section
  eighteen hundred three, eighteen hundred four, eighteen hundred five, or
  eighteen hundred six of the tax law; or
    (ii) Knowing that the transaction or transactions in whole or in  part
  are designed to:
    (A)  conceal  or  disguise  the  nature, the location, the source, the
  ownership or the control of the proceeds of specified criminal  conduct;
  or
    (B) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (iii)  The  total  value  of  the  property involved in such financial
  transaction or transactions exceeds one hundred thousand dollars; or
    2. Knowing that one or more monetary instruments represent:
    (a) the proceeds of the criminal sale of a controlled substance, he or
  she transports,  transmits,  or  transfers  or  attempts  to  transport,
  transmit  or  transfer,  on  one or more occasions, monetary instruments
  which in  fact  represent  the  proceeds  of  the  criminal  sale  of  a
  controlled  substance  from  a  place  in any county in this state to or
  through a place outside that county or to a place in any county in  this
  state from or through a place outside that county:
    (i)  With  intent  to  promote  the  carrying on of specified criminal
  conduct; or
    (ii) Knowing that such  transportation,  transmittal  or  transfer  is
  designed in whole or in part to:
    (A)  conceal  or  disguise  the  nature, the location, the source, the
  ownership or the control of the proceeds of specified criminal  conduct;
  or
    (B) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (iii)  The  total  value  of  such  monetary instrument or instruments
  exceeds fifty thousand dollars; or
    (b) the proceeds of specified criminal conduct, he or she  transports,
  transmits,  or transfers or attempts to transport, transmit or transfer,
  on one or more occasions, monetary instruments which in  fact  represent
  the proceeds of specified criminal conduct from a place in any county in
  this  state  to  or through a place outside that county or to a place in
  any county in this state from or through a place outside that county:
    (i)  With  intent  to  promote  the  carrying on of specified criminal
  conduct; or
    (ii) Knowing that such  transportation,  transmittal  or  transfer  is
  designed in whole or in part to:
    (A)  conceal  or  disguise  the  nature, the location, the source, the
  ownership or the control of the proceeds of specified criminal  conduct;
  or
    (B) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (iii)  The  total  value  of  such  monetary instrument or instruments
  exceeds one hundred thousand dollars; or
    3. He or she conducts one or  more  financial  transactions  involving
  property represented to be:
    (a)  the  proceeds  of the criminal sale of a controlled substance, or
  represented to be property used to conduct or  facilitate  the  criminal
  sale of a controlled substance:
    (i) With intent to:
    (A) promote the carrying on of specified criminal conduct; or
    (B)  conceal  or  disguise  the  nature, the location, the source, the
  ownership or the control of property believed  to  be  the  proceeds  of
  specified criminal conduct; or
    (C) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (ii)  The  total  represented  value  of the property involved in such
  financial transaction or transactions exceeds fifty thousand dollars; or
    (b) the proceeds of specified criminal conduct, or represented  to  be
  property used to conduct or facilitate specified criminal conduct:
    (i) With intent to:
    (A) promote the carrying on of specified criminal conduct;
    (B)  conceal  or  disguise  the  nature, the location, the source, the
  ownership or the control of property believed  to  be  the  proceeds  of
  specified criminal conduct; or
    (C) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (ii)  The  total  represented  value  of the property involved in such
  financial transaction  or  transactions  exceeds  one  hundred  thousand
  dollars.
  Money laundering in the second degree is a class C felony.

S 470.20 Money laundering in the first degree.
  A person is guilty of money laundering in the first degree when:
    1.  Knowing  that  the  property  involved  in  one  or more financial
  transactions represents:
    (a) the proceeds of the criminal sale of a controlled substance, he or
  she conducts one or more  such  financial  transactions  which  in  fact
  involve the proceeds of the criminal sale of a controlled substance:
    (i) With intent to:
    (A) promote the carrying on of specified criminal conduct; or
    (B)  engage  in  conduct constituting a felony as set forth in section
  eighteen hundred three, eighteen hundred four, eighteen hundred five, or
  eighteen hundred six of the tax law; or
    (ii) Knowing that the transaction or transactions in whole or in  part
  are designed to:
    (A)  conceal  or  disguise  the  nature, the location, the source, the
  ownership or the control of the proceeds of specified criminal  conduct;
  or
    (B) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (iii)  The  total  value  of  the  property involved in such financial
  transaction or transactions exceeds five hundred thousand dollars; or
    (b) the proceeds of a class A, B or C felony, or of  a  crime  in  any
  other  jurisdiction  that  is or would be a class A, B or C felony under
  the laws of this state, he or she conducts one or  more  such  financial
  transactions which in fact involve the proceeds of any such felony:
    (i) With intent to:
    (A) promote the carrying on of specified criminal conduct; or
    (B)  engage  in  conduct constituting a felony as set forth in section
  eighteen hundred three, eighteen hundred four,  eighteen  hundred  five,
  eighteen hundred six of the tax law; or
    (ii)  Knowing that the transaction or transactions in whole or in part
  are designed to:
    (A) conceal or disguise the nature,  the  location,  the  source,  the
  ownership  or the control of the proceeds of specified criminal conduct;
  or
    (B) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (iii) The total value of  the  property  involved  in  such  financial
  transaction or transactions exceeds one million dollars.
    2.  He  or  she  conducts one or more financial transactions involving
  property represented to be:
    (a) the proceeds of the criminal sale of a  controlled  substance,  or
  represented  to  be  property used to conduct or facilitate the criminal
  sale of a controlled substance:
    (i) With intent to:
    (A) promote the carrying on of specified criminal conduct; or
    (B) conceal or disguise the nature,  the  location,  the  source,  the
  ownership  or  the  control  of  property believed to be the proceeds of
  specified criminal conduct; or
    (C) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (ii) The total represented value of  the  property  involved  in  such
  financial  transaction  or  transactions  exceeds  five hundred thousand
  dollars; or
    (b) the proceeds of a class A, B or C felony or  of  a  crime  in  any
  other  jurisdiction  that  is or would be a class A, B or C felony under
  the laws of this state, or represented to be property used to conduct or
  facilitate such crimes:
    (i) With intent to:
    (A) promote the carrying on of specified criminal conduct; or
    (B) conceal or disguise the nature,  the  location,  the  source,  the
  ownership  or  the  control  of  property believed to be the proceeds of
  specified criminal conduct; or
    (C) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (ii)  The  total  represented  value  of the property involved in such
  financial transaction or transactions exceeds one million dollars.
  Money laundering in the first degree is a class B felony.

S 470.21 Money laundering in support of terrorism in the fourth degree.
   A  person is guilty of money laundering in support of terrorism in the
  fourth degree when:
    1. Knowing that  the  property  involved  in  one  or  more  financial
  transactions  represents  either  the proceeds of an act of terrorism as
  defined in subdivision one of section 490.05 of this part, or a monetary
  instrument given, received or intended to be used to support a violation
  of article four hundred ninety of this part:
    (a) he or she conducts one or more such financial  transactions  which
  in fact involve either the proceeds of an act of terrorism as defined in
  subdivision one of section 490.05 of this part, or a monetary instrument
  given, received or intended to be used to support a violation of article
  four hundred ninety of this part:
    (i) With intent to:
    (A) promote the carrying on of criminal conduct; or
    (B)  engage  in  conduct constituting a felony as set forth in section
  eighteen hundred three, eighteen hundred four, eighteen hundred five, or
  eighteen hundred six of the tax law; or
    (ii) Knowing that the transaction or transactions in whole or in  part
  are designed to:
    (A)  conceal  or  disguise  the  nature, the location, the source, the
  ownership or the control of either the proceeds of an act  of  terrorism
  as  defined  in  subdivision  one  of  section 490.05 of this part, or a
  monetary instrument given, received or intended to be used to support  a
  violation of article four hundred ninety of this part; or
    (B) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (b)  the  total  value  of  the  property  involved  in such financial
  transaction or transactions exceeds one thousand dollars; or
    2. Knowing that one or more monetary instruments represents either the
  proceeds of an act of terrorism as defined in subdivision one of section
  490.05 of this  part,  or  a  monetary  instrument  given,  received  or
  intended  to  be  used  to  support  a violation of article four hundred
  ninety of this part:
    (a) he or she transports, transmits,  or  transfers  on  one  or  more
  occasions,  monetary  instruments  which  in  fact  represent either the
  proceeds of an act of terrorism as defined in subdivision one of section
  490.05 of this  part,  or  a  monetary  instrument  given,  received  or
  intended  to  be  used  to  support  a violation of article four hundred
  ninety of this part:
    (i) With intent to promote the carrying on of criminal conduct; or
    (ii) Knowing that such transportation,  transmittal,  or  transfer  is
  designed in whole or in part to:
    (A)  conceal  or  disguise  the  nature, the location, the source, the
  ownership, or the control of either the proceeds of an act of  terrorism
  as  defined  in  subdivision  one  of  section 490.05 of this part, or a
  monetary instrument given, received or intended to be used to support  a
  violation of article four hundred ninety of this part; or
    (B) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (b) the total value of such monetary instrument or instruments exceeds
  two thousand dollars; or
    3. He or she conducts one or more financial transactions:
    (a) involving property represented to be either the proceeds of an act
  of  terrorism  as  defined  in subdivision one of section 490.05 of this
  part, or a monetary instrument given, received or intended to be used to
  support a violation of article four hundred ninety of  this  part,  with
  intent to:
    (i) promote the carrying on of specified criminal conduct; or
    (ii)  conceal  or  disguise  the nature, the location, the source, the
  ownership or the control of property believed to be either the  proceeds
  of  an  act of terrorism as defined in subdivision one of section 490.05
  of this part, or a monetary instrument given, received or intended to be
  used to support a violation of article four hundred ninety of this part;
  or
    (iii) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (b)  the  total  value  of  the  property  involved  in such financial
  transaction or transactions exceeds two thousand dollars.
  Money laundering in support of terrorism in the  fourth  degree  is  a
  class E felony.

S 470.22 Money laundering in support of terrorism in the third degree.
  A  person is guilty of money laundering in support of terrorism in the
  third degree when:
    1. Knowing that  the  property  involved  in  one  or  more  financial
  transactions  represents  either  the proceeds of an act of terrorism as
  defined in subdivision one of section 490.05 of this part, or a monetary
  instrument given, received or intended to be used to support a violation
  of article four hundred ninety of this part:
    (a) he or she conducts one or more such financial  transactions  which
  in fact involve either the proceeds of an act of terrorism as defined in
  subdivision one of section 490.05 of this part, or a monetary instrument
  given, received or intended to be used to support a violation of article
  four hundred ninety of this part:
    (i) With intent to:
    (A) promote the carrying on of specified criminal conduct; or
    (B)  engage  in  conduct constituting a felony as set forth in section
  eighteen hundred three, eighteen hundred four, eighteen hundred five, or
  eighteen hundred six of the tax law; or
    (ii) Knowing that the transaction or transactions in whole or in  part
  are designed to:
    (A)  conceal  or  disguise  the  nature, the location, the source, the
  ownership or the control of either the proceeds of an act  of  terrorism
  as  defined  in  subdivision  one  of  section 490.05 of this part, or a
  monetary instrument given, received or intended to be used to support  a
  violation of article four hundred ninety of this part; or
    (B) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (b)  the  total  value  of  the  property  involved  in such financial
  transaction or transactions exceeds five thousand dollars; or
    2. Knowing that one or more monetary instruments represent either  the
  proceeds of an act of terrorism as defined in subdivision one of section
  490.05  of  this  part,  or  a  monetary  instrument  given, received or
  intended to be used to support  a  violation  of  article  four  hundred
  ninety of this part:
    (a)  he  or  she  transports,  transmits,  or transfers or attempts to
  transport, transmit or transfer, on  one  or  more  occasions,  monetary
  instruments  which  in  fact  represent either the proceeds of an act of
  terrorism as defined in subdivision one of section 490.05 of this  part,
  or  a  monetary  instrument  given,  received  or intended to be used to
  support a violation of article four hundred ninety of this part  from  a
  place  in  any  county  in this state to or through a place outside that
  county or to a place in any county in this state from or through a place
  outside that county:
    (i) With intent to promote  the  carrying  on  of  specified  criminal
  conduct; or
    (ii)  Knowing  that  such  transportation,  transmittal or transfer is
  designed in whole or in part to:
    (A) conceal or disguise the nature,  the  location,  the  source,  the
  ownership  or  the control of either the proceeds of an act of terrorism
  as defined in subdivision one of section  490.05  of  this  part,  or  a
  monetary  instrument given, received or intended to be used to support a
  violation of article four hundred ninety of this part; or
    (B) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (b) The total value of such monetary instrument or instruments exceeds
  five thousand dollars; or
    3. He or she conducts one or  more  financial  transactions  involving
  property represented to be either the proceeds of an act of terrorism as
  defined in subdivision one of section 490.05 of this part, or a monetary
  instrument given, received or intended to be used to support a violation
  of article four hundred ninety of this part:
    (a) With intent to:
    (i) promote the carrying on of specified criminal conduct; or
    (ii)  conceal  or  disguise  the nature, the location, the source, the
  ownership or the control of property believed to be either the  proceeds
  of  an  act of terrorism as defined in subdivision one of section 490.05
  of this part, or a monetary instrument given, received or intended to be
  used to support a violation of article four hundred ninety of this part;
  or
    (iii) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (b) The total  value  of  the  property  involved  in  such  financial
  transaction or transactions exceeds five thousand dollars.
  Money laundering in support of terrorism in the third degree is a
  class D felony.

S 470.23 Money laundering in support of terrorism in the second degree.
  A  person is guilty of money laundering in support of terrorism in the
  second degree when:
    1. Knowing that  the  property  involved  in  one  or  more  financial
  transactions  represents  either  the proceeds of an act of terrorism as
  defined in subdivision one of section 490.05 of this part, or a monetary
  instrument given, received or intended to be used to support a violation
  of article four hundred ninety of this part:
    (a) he or she conducts one or more such financial  transactions  which
  in fact involve either the proceeds of an act of terrorism as defined in
  subdivision one of section 490.05 of this part, or a monetary instrument
  given, received or intended to be used to support a violation of article
  four hundred ninety of this part:
    (i) With intent to:
    (A) promote the carrying on of specified criminal conduct; or
    (B)  engage  in  conduct constituting a felony as set forth in section
  eighteen hundred three, eighteen hundred four, eighteen hundred five, or
  eighteen hundred six of the tax law; or
    (ii) Knowing that the transaction or transactions in whole or in  part
  are designed to:
    (A)  conceal  or  disguise  the  nature, the location, the source, the
  ownership or the control of either the proceeds of an act  of  terrorism
  as  defined  in  subdivision  one  of  section 490.05 of this part, or a
  monetary instrument given, received or intended to be used to support  a
  violation of article four hundred ninety of this part; or
    (B) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (b)  the  total  value  of  the  property  involved  in such financial
  transaction or transactions exceeds twenty-five thousand dollars; or
    2. Knowing that one or more monetary instruments represent either  the
  proceeds of an act of terrorism as defined in subdivision one of section
  490.05  of  this  part,  or  a  monetary  instrument  given, received or
  intended to be used to support  a  violation  of  article  four  hundred
  ninety of this part:
    (a)  he  or  she  transports,  transmits,  or transfers or attempts to
  transport, transmit or transfer, on  one  or  more  occasions,  monetary
  instruments  which  in  fact  represent either the proceeds of an act of
  terrorism as defined in subdivision one of section 490.05 of this  part,
  or  a  monetary  instrument  given,  received  or intended to be used to
  support a violation of article four hundred ninety of this part  from  a
  place  in  any  county  in this state to or through a place outside that
  county or to a place in any county in this state from or through a place
  outside that county:
    (i) With intent to promote  the  carrying  on  of  specified  criminal
  conduct; or
    (ii)  Knowing  that  such  transportation,  transmittal or transfer is
  designed in whole or in part to:
    (A) conceal or disguise the nature,  the  location,  the  source,  the
  ownership  or  the control of either the proceeds of an act of terrorism
  as defined in subdivision one of section  490.05  of  this  part,  or  a
  monetary  instrument given, received or intended to be used to support a
  violation of article four hundred ninety of this part; or
    (B) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (b) the total value of such monetary instrument or instruments exceeds
  twenty-five thousand dollars; or
    3. He or she conducts one or  more  financial  transactions  involving
  property represented to be either the proceeds of an act of terrorism as
  defined in subdivision one of section 490.05 of this part, or a monetary
  instrument given, received or intended to be used to support a violation
  of article four hundred ninety of this part:
    (a) With intent to:
    (i) promote the carrying on of specified criminal conduct; or
    (ii)  conceal  or  disguise  the nature, the location, the source, the
  ownership or the control of property believed to be either the  proceeds
  of  an  act of terrorism as defined in subdivision one of section 490.05
  of this part, or a monetary instrument given, received or intended to be
  used to support a violation of article four hundred ninety of this part;
  or
    (iii) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (b) The total  value  of  the  property  involved  in  such  financial
  transaction or transactions exceeds twenty-five thousand dollars.
  Money  laundering  in  support  of terrorism in the second degree is a
  class C felony.

S 470.24 Money laundering in support of terrorism in the first degree.
   A  person is guilty of money laundering in support of terrorism in the
  first degree when:
    1. Knowing that  the  property  involved  in  one  or  more  financial
  transactions  represents  either  the proceeds of an act of terrorism as
  defined in subdivision one of section 490.05 of this part, or a monetary
  instrument given, received or intended to be used to support a violation
  of article four hundred ninety of this part:
    (a) he or she conducts one or more  financial  transactions  which  in
  fact  involve  either  the proceeds of an act of terrorism as defined in
  subdivision one of section 490.05 of this part, or a monetary instrument
  given, received or intended to be used to support a violation of article
  four hundred ninety of this part:
    (i) With intent to:
    (A) promote the carrying on of specified criminal conduct; or
    (B) engage in conduct constituting a felony as set  forth  in  section
  eighteen hundred three, eighteen hundred four, eighteen hundred five, or
  eighteen hundred six of the tax law; or
    (ii)  Knowing that the transaction or transactions in whole or in part
  are designed to:
    (A) conceal or disguise the nature,  the  location,  the  source,  the
  ownership  or  the  control of the proceeds of either the proceeds of an
  act of terrorism as defined in subdivision one of section 490.05 of this
  part, or a monetary instrument given, received or intended to be used to
  support a violation of article four hundred ninety of this part; or
    (B) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (iii) The total value of  the  property  involved  in  such  financial
  transaction or transactions exceeds seventy-five thousand dollars.
    2.  He  or  she  conducts one or more financial transactions involving
  property represented to be either the proceeds of an act of terrorism as
  defined in subdivision one of section 490.05 of this part, or a monetary
  instrument given, received or intended to be used to support a violation
  of article four hundred ninety of this part:
    (a) With intent to:
    (i) promote the carrying on of specified criminal conduct; or
    (ii) conceal or disguise the nature, the  location,  the  source,  the
  ownership  or the control of property believed to be either the proceeds
  of an act of terrorism as defined in subdivision one of  section  490.05
  of this part, or a monetary instrument given, received or intended to be
  used to support a violation of article four hundred ninety of this part;
  or
    (iii) avoid any transaction reporting requirement imposed by law; and
    (b)  The  total  represented  value  of  the property involved in such
  financial transaction or transactions exceeds  one  hundred  twenty-five
  thousand dollars.
  Money  laundering  in  support  of  terrorism in the first degree is a
  class B felony.

S 470.25 Money laundering; fines.
  1.  Any  person  convicted  of  a violation of section 470.05, 470.10,
  470.15, or 470.20 of this article may be sentenced to pay a fine not  in
  excess  of two times the value of the monetary instruments which are the
  proceeds of specified criminal activity. When a fine is imposed pursuant
  to this subdivision, the court shall make a finding as to the  value  of
  such  monetary instrument or instruments. If the record does not contain
  sufficient evidence to support such a finding the court  may  conduct  a
  hearing upon the issue. In imposing a fine, the court shall consider the
  seriousness   of  the  conduct,  whether  the  amount  of  the  fine  is
  disproportionate to the conduct in  which  he  engaged,  its  impact  on
  victims,  as well as the economic circumstances of the convicted person,
  including the effect of the imposition of such a fine upon his immediate
  family.
    2. The imposition of a  fine  pursuant  to  subdivision  one  of  this
  section  or  paragraph  b  of  subdivision  one of section 80.00 of this
  chapter, shall preclude the imposition of any other order or judgment of
  forfeiture or fine based upon the same criminal conduct.

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