The scope of the law
section 1 of this Act contains criminal provisions on
In the law (2009:62) on measures against money laundering and
the financing of terrorism provides for measures
It engaged in financial activities and other
commercial activities are required to take to prevent
the activities being used for money laundering or the financing of
section 2 of the crimes in 3 and 4 sections referred to
1. acts constituting offences under Swedish law, or
2. acts constituting offences under foreign law and that
correspond to the crime under Swedish law.
section 3 Of the money laundering offence is sentenced, if the action is to
hide that money or other property is derived from criminal activity or
criminal activity or to promote opportunities for
someone to acquire the property or its value, the
1. transfers, acquires, turnover, stores or take
other such action with such property, or
2. provides, acquires or establishes a document
can give an apparent explanation for the possession of the property,
participating in transactions carried out for the sake of success,
as a decoy or take other such action.
The penalty is imprisonment of up to two years.
section 4 Of the money laundering offence is convicted even without
the measure has such a purpose referred to in section 3, unduly
promotes opportunities for someone to roll over the money or
other property deriving from crime or criminal
paragraph 5 of the crimes referred to in section 3 or 4 rough, is convicted of felony
the money laundering offence to imprisonment for at least six months and
a maximum of six years.
In determining whether the offence is aggravated, it should particularly be taken into account
If the Act indicated significant values, if the criminal
the measures have been included as part of a crime
been pursued systematically or in larger scale or in other
case has been of particularly dangerous species.
section 6 of the crimes referred to in section 3 or 4 ring, is convicted of
the money laundering offence to a fine or imprisonment of up to six
For the money laundering offence is convicted even in cases referred to
in 3 or 4 § not realized but had reasonable grounds to believe
that such property was derived from criminal activity or criminal
section 7 of The who, in the course of trade or as part of a
the activities habitually or otherwise in larger
extent, contribute to an action that may reasonably be assumed to
be taken for such purposes as specified in section 3, is convicted of
business money laundering to imprisonment not exceeding two years.
Is the crime of felony, sentenced to prison for at least six months and
a maximum of six years.
Is the offence, shall be liable to a fine or imprisonment of up to six
months. To the same penalty as otherwise than as
specified in the first subparagraph, contributes to a measure that reasonably
can be assumed to be taken for such purposes as specified in section 3.
section 8 Of the attempt, preparation or conspiracy to commit
money laundering crime, aggravated money-laundering offence, or
business money laundering which is not insignificant, is sentenced it to responsibility
According to Chapter 23. the Penal Code.
section 9 If it is not manifestly unreasonable, should the following property
be declared forfeited:
1. money or other property which was the subject of crime
According to the 3, 4, 5, or section 6, or, with the exception of
industrial laundering, section 8 or the value of such property,
2. Exchange of offences under this law, and
3. what some received as compensation for costs incurred in
connection with an offence under this Act or the value of the
received, if the receipt constitutes offences under this Act.
To property which was the subject of an offence under section 7 or
According to section 8 relating to the business of money laundering can be detained
is clear from the Act (1974:1065) if some stolen goods, etc.
section 10 of the property that has been used as a tool for crime under
This law may be declared forfeited, if necessary to
prevent crime, or if there are other special reasons.
The same applies to property which has been designed to be used as
assistive products for offences under this Act, if the crime was
been completed or if the procedure has been a punishable
attempt or a criminal preparation or stamping. In
rather than such property gets its value explained
section 11 of the confiscation of property or its value according to 9 and
10 sections may occur in
1. the perpetrator or anyone else who contributed to
2. the in whose place the offender or any other
3. through the crime prepared the proceeds or trader
referred to in chapter 36. section 4 of the criminal code,
4. after the crime had acquired the property
a) by Division or by inheritance or bequest
or by gift, or
(b)) and then had the knowledge or reasonable
reason to believe that the property was related to the crime.
Belonged to the property when the offence is not one of those specified in
1-3 of the first paragraph, it must not be declared forfeit.
Forfeiture under section 9, first paragraph 1 may, however, occur in
offender or anyone else involved in the offence;
even if the property at the crime belonged to someone else.
Property under chapter 36. paragraph 1 (c) the Penal Code shall be construed as
the Exchange may be declared forfeited, if the property that the
forfeited property entered into rather than at the crime
belong to any of those referred to in the first subparagraph 1 – 3.
The money seizure
section 12 of the property in the form of cash, receivables or other rights
that could reasonably be presumed to be the subject of a crime under this
Act, or a corresponding value, may be seized
The money seizure may be adopted only if the reasons for the action
outweigh the infringement or otherwise which measure
of the accused or of any other opposing
section 13-patient basis or the Prosecutor decides on
the money seizure. The money seizure may concern only such property
Relating to the seizure of money a debt or other right,
the debtor or another obliged announced bans
fulfilling its obligation to anyone other than
The police authority.
For monetary confiscation applies in general provisions on seizure in
the code of judicial procedure. Law (2014:628).