Teller Charged With MoneyLaundering

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BOSTON - (02/02/05) -- A teller at Metropolitan CU inPeabody was indicted on charges of structuring cash transactions tohelp her launder proceeds from drug transactions. Eleanor Gould,47, of Peabody, who has worked at the credit union for 15 years,was charged with structuring currency transactions to under the$10,000 federal reporting requirement, and aiding and abetting.Gould allegedly made a $9,500 deposit in a joint account she hadwith her son at the credit union, then a separate $8,500 deposit atnearby Eastern Bank, then transferred the bank funds into hershared credit union account. Her son, Richard Gould, 26, has beenindicted on separate narcotics charges.

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