Season 1 episode 4. The netflix original series ozark dramatically depicts the life of marty byrde a financial advisor who slips deeper and deeper into the world of money laundering for a mexican drug cartel.
I understand how mixing in the dirty money with the clean money that a business generates makes sense.
How to wash money ozark. Someone explained it to me that the carpet company has to be in on it so they get the extra money as profit and now that money is clean. Ozark promises a conceptual money laundering show at least that is what the advertisement shows. To night we improvise.
If you re a fan of the netflix series ozark you re probably already very familiar with the dangerous art of money laundering this series does an amazing job of explaining how people who bring in large amounts of cash from an illegal source like drugs or commercial sex can clean or launder the money so that it looks like it came from a legitimate source. Marty byrde explains how the whole thing works. The first two seasons of the show had a fantastic story and were incredibly well produced.
For example if i had a frozen banana stand and made a profit of 100 in a day. All good so far. In ozark marty byrde jason bateman starts off as a chicago based financial advisor in a small firm with a side line in laundering drug money for the navarro drug cartel the second largest in.
This article contains spoilers about seasons 1 and 2 of ozark. When the ozark creative team set out to figure out how the byrdes money laundering operation was going to function they did the most sensible thing. I could pretend it was 200 profit by adding in a 100 of my dirty money and then depositing that in the bank.
We should clarify. They went to the experts. Now whenever the same ad comes where you have to wait 5 seconds to skip it it just makes me break the device i am viewing it on that is how bad i felt when i saw the entire season.
I don t understand how that money then comes back to marty though or if he also has to know people who sell carpet or whatever.