Jury convicts former Alaska prosecutor in state’s largest-ever money laundering case


A federal jury has found former municipal prosecutor and Anchorage businessman Mark Avery guilty of three counts of wire fraud totaling $31 million, six counts of money laundering, one count of bank fraud, and one count of making false statements to a back. All counts are felonies. The verdicts are the largest money laundering convictions ever prosecuted in Alaska, according to federal prosecutors.