21 Chinese nationals indicted in Colorado following investigation into large money-laundering conspiracy

Article CAIRCO note: 
From the article:  the operation in Colorado was believed to be a microcell of money launderers, and added that this was going on a macro level across the U.S.
Article author: 
Óscar Contreras
Article publisher: 
The Denver Channel
Article date: 
10 June 2021
Article category: 
Colorado News
Article Body: 

Twenty-one Chinese nationals were indicted in Colorado this week in connection with a year-long investigation into a large money-laundering conspiracy ... Chinese nationals illegally grew marijuana and laundered their drug proceeds through a sophisticated system of social media apps, QR codes and illegal money brokers in China. Additionally, the documents allege these Chinese nationals grew and distributed the marijuana throughout the Denver metro area with grows and stash houses across Colorado...