There appeared to be little love Wednesday on the 11th Circuit for a money-laundering case against prominent Miami attorney Ben Kuehne and two Colombians charged with funneling drug money to the U.S. to pay the legal bills of Medellin drug kingpin Fabio Ochoa. Assistant U.S. Attorney Vijay Shanker was on the ropes much of the time in two sets of arguments defending the government's positions. After the judges left the bench, Shanker shrugged at the prosecutor trying the case, who was observing from the gallery.
Tough Questions for Government in Attorney Money-Laundering Case
Daily Business Review
September 25, 2009