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Launder

To move illegally acquired cash through financial systems so that it appears to be legally acquired.
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Money Laundering

An illegal act in which one makes illegally obtained money appear to be legally obtained. For instance, one may route money obtained in drug trafficking through a shell company to give it the veneer of legitimacy. One formerly common example is the practice of exchanging illegally obtained money for coins and placing them into a soda machine. One then deposits money from the soda machine such that it looks like the money came from the purchase of sodas rather than from its real source.
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said she had been delighted to work with Alistair's fashion students to work with Alistair's fashion students on the project and even got in touch with on the project and even got in touch with her mother's former laundress to her mother's former laundress to Research Grace's wardrobe.
The girl who modeled for Degas, Marie van Goethem, was a poor dancer at the bottom of Paris Opera Ballet's ranks, whose father died when she was young, leaving her mother to raise three girls on a laundress' meek income.
Mom worked as a laundress at various sites, including Kleen-it & the Groton School.
Laundress looking out a window, white blouse blued till it gleams across her back shoulders, sleeves rolled up, arm muscles defined as she leans forward on a table filled with laundry.
Walking away and becoming a laundress or a sous chef or maybe writing other people's love letters for a living."
As the Hubermanns barely scrape along on Rosa's work as a laundress, we eventually deduce that Hans' perpetual underemployment is due to his refusal to join the Party.
One resident of Miller's Court, laundress Sarah Lewis, said she and a woman friend had been accosted by such a man carrying a black bag two days earlier in nearby Bethnal Green and asked to go with him into a courtyard.
So how did a veteran of various Mike Leigh films end up playing an overweight laundress living in racially segregated Baltimore, Maryland, in 1962 - and singing and dancing eight times a week with it?
Keshav Moodliar steps in as Hermes and Hunger; Mikhail Sen comes in as Ceyx and Orpheus; Sonali Sharma plays the role of a laundress, a sailor and a narrator, among others.
In Joseph Roth's glorious novel The Hundred Days (Peter Owen, pounds 9.99) the sad tale of Napoleon Bonaparte's last snatch at glory is told through the eyes of his infatuated Corsican laundress, Angelina, and in all truth, more is revealed about the great man by the woman who washes his sheets and handkerchiefs than is dreamed of in related books of military history.
"This is a city, not a museum," Renzi has insisted, and in these words I hear a promise--of the good espresso, of the decent restaurant, and maybe even of the elusive laundress.
When his uncle's plans go terribly wrong and he is killed, Roger is forced to work as a laundress in the castle.