Count __ of the indictment charges the defendant with a violation of Title 18, U.S.C. § 1956(a)(1)(A)(ii). This statute provides in pertinent part:
(a)(1) Whoever, knowing that the property involved in a financial transaction represents the proceeds of some form of unlawful activity, conducts or attempts to conduct such a financial transaction which in fact involves the proceeds of specified unlawful activity--
(A)(ii) with the intent to engage in conduct constituting a violation of § 7201 or 7206 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is guilty of an offense against the United States.
Title 18, U.S.C. § 1956(a)(1)(A)(ii)