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A Russian patsy or high-tech criminal?

U.S. prosecutors accuse 27-year-old Maxim Chukharev of helping build the biggest money laundering operation in history, Costa Rica-based online currency company Liberty Reserve. But Chukharev says he’s an innocent pawn in a high-stakes political drama.

Wife of Liberty Reserve founder to seek husband’s Costa Rica assets

The FBI asked the Costa Rican woman who married the online currency company's founder, Arthur Budovsky, to testify in a money laundering trial in the U.S.

Costa Rica public security minister: Recent money laundering investigations are ‘sign that the system works’

Mario Zamora responds to suggestions that Costa Rica is a "paradise" for money laundering.

Liberty Reserve: Suspects plead not guilty in fraud probe

Another hearing is scheduled for Aug. 6.

Costa Rican President Chinchilla denies link to Liberty Reserve attorney

President Laura Chinchilla on Friday denied claims by a Costa Rican woman who worked as an attorney for the biggest money-laundering operation in history and said she was an “advisor” in 2005 to Chinchilla, who was a lawmaker at the time.

Costa Rica, U.S. call for extradition law to fight organized crime

Following the dismantling of what U.S. authorities called the biggest money laundering operation in history, Costa Rica and the U.S. acknowledged they need more tools to fight organized crime in the Central American country.

Liberty Reserve: A cyberweb of intrigue

A closer look at Arthur Budovsky and his digital currency site Liberty Reserve, closed last Thursday in conjunction with Budovsky’s arrest in Spain.

U.S.: Liberty Reserve the largest money laundering probe in history

Liberty Reserve is accused of running a "$6 billion money laundering scheme," U.S. officials said on Tuesday.

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