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FILE - In this Wednesday, April 12, 2012 file photo, Las Vegas Sands Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson, second right, and his wife, Miriam Ochsorn, right, look at a model of the Sands Cotai Central resort during a news conference in Macau to announce the launch of the $4.4-billion complex, the company's latest bet on continued strong growth in the world's biggest gambling market. Adelson is giving tens of millions of dollars to Republican causes this election season, including a group supporting Mitt Romney. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)

Govt probes Las Vegas Sands Corp. on money laundering

The Justice Department has launched an investigation into whether Las Vegas Sands Corporation and several of its executives violated money-laundering laws.