WASHINGTON -- Just a year out of law school, Ronald K. Noble got his first big break prosecuting a sophisticated money-laundering case, one that started with a pregnant teenager and led to dozens of dentists.

So Mr. Noble's new job -- supervising the Treasury Department's fight against money laundering -- is something of a homecoming.

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