In the geopolitical scene after the fall of Berlin Wall. Money laundering is a rhythmic sequence of acts in time and space: a blind, concealment and integration of resources. Or the placement (conversion) into hiding. A first step in a conventional cleaning process, therefore, is a call to conversion, or concealment. Source: Richard Blumenthal. The ‘wash’ search conceal the illicit origin of their assets in order to separate physically, politically and economically, the operator of the organized crime of the companies that received additional resources in a professional operation. The laundering operation known as smurfing (resource allocation in small lots or in the form of goods for purposes of smuggling) is probably the most typical example of this first action chains, once used as a tactic to escape the limits imposed by laws.
The second stage is a disguise. Once hidden or convert the capital, is the task to be legitimate opinion: “disguising the illicit origin and make a reconstruction of state agencies of control and repression of paper trail (papertrail). Therefore, the assets are illegal in many accounts and dilute the extract to various companies and countries. Hotels, motels, schools, churches and charities who live on donations, finally, the entire sector in which it is difficult to judge a recipe, lends itself to concealment. The author stresses that this step is a wash, it’s aim is to provide a disguise illicit assets of legitimacy. A resource widely used by the “washing machine” and professionals to use the system “through the cable ( transfer).