Police are now investigating amid concerns the cash could be part of a money laundering operation.
The men allegedly sought to conceal where the petroleum came from by bribing a Chinese official, setting up shell companies and using false contractual documents.
During his tenure, Jose Irizarry worked out of the DEA's Miami field office, Washington, D.C., bureau, and an official outpost in Cartagena, Colombia.
"To our knowledge, this is the largest criminal case ever involving identify theft of military-affiliated personnel," U.S. Attorney John Bash said at a press conference.
Rudy Giuliani's consulting firm has been subpoenaed in relation to the ongoing investigation into Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, two associates of the ex-mayor's who have been accused of illegally funneling money into various Republican political campaigns.
So-called "mules" were also targeted on dating websites who were used to launder the proceeds from the conspiracy in order to avoid detection.
"Has Barack Obama been caught red handed laundering money into his campaign from illegal online foreign donations?" Trump tweeted on October 10, 2012.
Ken Ravenell, a prominent Baltimore defense attorney, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges relating to drug trafficking and money laundering.
Geoffrey Girnun was taken into custody Thursday on charges of stealing state and federal government funds, wire fraud and money laundering.
This newly uncovered operation emerged from the Russian private investment bank Troika Dialog.
"Mueller is allowed to deviate from policy in, 'extraordinary circumstances,'" Seema Iyer said. "Are we at extraordinary circumstances? Hello! I think we are here."
Trump had warned special counsel Robert Mueller not to delve into his family's finances, but they are reportedly very much within the scope of the House Democrats' investigation.
Robert Brower, 45, was paid to repair the home of a Hurricane Sandy victim. Instead, prosecutors say he stole the money.
Author Craig Unger spoke with Newsweek about the allegations in his new book, "House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia."
"It won't be the Mexican government [paying for the wall]; it will be the Mexican cartels, and that's probably the better party to bill there."
A whistleblower claimed the bank failed to implement the necessary procedures to investigate and stop money laundering.
Britain is cracking down on dubious money, and some ex-Soviet oligarchs are starting to worry.
The U.S. Treasury Department will soon start looking for more of the Kremlin's breadcrumbs abroad. Will they lead to Trump?
Money launderers convert dirty money into small diamonds that are easy to smuggle.
The island nation's government ousted Mohamed Nasheed in 2012, now they are facing calls for a boycott of the tourism industry.
Money laundering experts are concerned about Russia's new interest in cryptocurrencies.
Wikipedia has locked its page on the font for editing as the scandal grows.
U.S. authorities say that a Malaysian financier diverted millions from a bond sale to buy the painting for the actor.
The bureau monitored a Russian crime ring in the building from 2011 to 2013.
The U.S. has declared the country a "primary money laundering concern."
Foreign companies will have to make their U.K. property portfolios public.