NJ businesswomen ran illegal check cashing business, feds say

By Eric Heisig (June 10, 2022, 3:15 p.m. EDT) – Two New Jersey women have been charged in federal court with running an illegal business in two states, cashing more than $175 million in checks over three years, authorities said helped construction companies pay their workers informally and avoid taxes.

Riverside’s Luciana Machado and Cinnaminson’s Juliana Gomes-Sousa are charged in Wednesday’s lawsuit with conspiring to fail to file currency transaction reports and operating an unlicensed money transfer business. Regulators require currency transaction reports for transactions over $10,000,

The women operated two businesses, Via Brazil LLC in Riverside and Via Brazil II LLC in Philadelphia,…

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