EB-5 developer in Palm Beach pleads guilty to money laundering and tax evasion charges

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Robert Matthews, the developer of the Palm House Hotel, pleaded guilty on Thursday in federal court to money laundering and tax evasion charges for defrauding foreign EB-5 investors in the Palm Beach condo-hotel project.

Matthew’s wife Maria “Mia” Matthews also pleaded guilty Thursday to tax evasion in federal court in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Matthews was the developer of the project at 160 Royal Palm Way that began soliciting EB-5 investment in 2012.

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