Money Laundering

“…in the UK a thief who steals a vest from a clothes store commits a ‘money laundering’ offence because he has possession of an asset derived from crime. He is technically required to seek consent from law enforcement for his continued possession of the vest if he is to avoid risk of prosecution for ‘money laundering.’…”

I spend far too many hours browsing Wikipedia looking at useless bits of information* like this.

* Yes, it’s Wikipedia. Take it with a pinch of salt …