Algonquin man accused of laundering over $500,000 of drug money
The McHenry County sheriff's office announced Thursday that an Algonquin man has been charged with 12 counts of money laundering stemming from a drug arrest.
After an investigation by the Sheriff's Narcotics Task Force dating back to 2019, Christopher Galie, 35, was arrested and charged Wednesday with laundering more than $500,000 derived from criminal drug activity to purchase real estate, cryptocurrency, and gold and silver bars.
Galie's bond was set at $400,000 and his next court date is Monday.
Because the investigation is ongoing, anyone with information should call the McHenry County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division at 815-334-4750, the McHenry County Crime Stoppers at 800-762-7867, or email the Sheriff's Office tip line at TipLine@mchenrycountyil.gov.