The defense team for indicted Miami attorney Ben Kuehne isn't resting on its laurels after winning crucial pretrial battles against federal prosecutors. The government and Kuehne now are squaring off on the five remaining money-laundering counts alleging the attorney used the black market peso exchange to funnel $5.2 million from the family of Colombian drug kingpin Fabio Ochoa to Miami to pay defense attorney Roy Black. The fight is now centered on what a jury will hear about the storied history of the exchange.
Black Market Peso Exchange at Issue in Kuehne Money-Laundering Case
Daily Business Review
March 9, 2009