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Smurf

An informal term for one who commits money laundering.
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'The Smurfs Live on Stage - The Smurfs Save Spring' will take audiences on a 'smurftastic' journey with the whole gang.
Take a walk through the village as your favorite Smurfs go about their daily lives and don't miss the photo ops along the way!
Denise Watson, Leeds Building Society's Huddersfield branch manager, said: "Our team in Market Street, Huddersfield, offered the 'Smurfette' and 'Papa Smurf' gold heart badges throughout April.
Since we're as fond of Papa Smurf and his clan as we are of our Arab stars, we've decided to do a "which smurf's personality best matches this Arab celebrity" edition.
As a mother, an avid theatre goer and a Smurfs fan myself, I understand the need for more Arabised content and so to be able to contribute to filling this need in the market is such an honour."
'We are grateful to Sony Pictures Animation and Team Smurfs for their spirit of collaboration.'
The prosecutor based his request on an expert report, which alleged that there were findings suggesting that Koza ypek Holding were involved in "smurfing," a money laundering term that derives from the blue, little cartoon creatures, the Smurfs, living in the Smurfs Village.
Speaking in Moscow, the former spy contractor claimed GCHQ's software was named after the Smurfs.
Before the cartoon series or the movie skyrocketed their popularity, the Smurfs were comic strip characters.
Blue is the new colour of happiness as Dubai Shopping Festival and Etisalat present 'The Smurfs Live on Stage' at Dubai World Trade Centre, featuring the beloved world famous characters who embark on a magical adventure to save Mother Nature from Gargamel's wicked plans and bring back Smurfs' favorite season, the 'Spring', to celebrate the annual 'Spring Parade'.
The Sony Pictures Studio and Smurfs Zone will contain 12 themed attractions inspired by popular Sony Pictures theatrical releases, including 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs', 'Hotel Transylvania', 'Ghostbusters', 'The Green Hornet', 'Underworld', 'Zombieland', in addition to hosting the world's favorite little blue characters The Smurfs.
Dubai Parks and Resorts, a Meraas Holding company, is to set up Sony Pictures Studio and Smurfs Zone at one of its planned theme parks in Dubai.