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The New Money-Laundering Sting: Come to the U.S., Get Arrested

  • Undercovers lure `incorporators' from overseas havens
  • Investigations grew out of taxpayer amnesty programs

Lawyer Patrick Poulin says he helped clients set up offshore corporations in the Caribbean. And that’s what he was working on when he flew to Miami from the Turks and Caicos last year to meet with two Americans who wanted him to invest $2 million from a real estate deal.

Instead, they arrested him at the airport.