Algonquin man accused of laundering over $500,000 of drug money

  • Christopher Galie

    Christopher Galie

Updated 6/18/2020 8:33 PM

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

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