Ill. Man Admits Money Laundering Role In Call Center Scams

Law360, New York (November 14, 2017, 4:27 PM EST) -- An Illinois man has copped to a charge related to his purported role in laundering money that scammers at call centers in India fraudulently obtained from American victims by pretending to be Internal Revenue Service agents and other government officials, Texas federal prosecutors announced Monday.

Miteshkumar Patel, who is based in a town outside of Chicago, on Monday pled guilty to one count of money laundering conspiracy in a Texas federal court. According to prosecutors, Patel admitted in his plea agreement to managing a crew of six so-called runners in the United States who laundered funds that purported conspirators working at...

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