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USC Currency Law Overview: Structuring Violations

Structuring, according to United States Code (USC) laws and regulations, is the attempt by one or more persons to avoid importation/exportation reporting requirements by partitioning a sum of $10,000 or more in currency or other monetary instruments, so that the … Continue reading

October 20, 2015

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Shipping Money Through FedEx, UPS, or DHL

Have you ever thought of placing cash inside of an envelope and sending it across the globe?  There are places around the world where one will find strict economic controls on their people or have problems with crime.  As such, … Continue reading

April 3, 2014

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The Reality of Border Seizure

If you’re traveling in or out of the U.S. and you have more than $10,000 cash on-hand, it can be seized not only by customs, but also border control. This applies whether you’re flying in or out of the U.S., … Continue reading

January 10, 2014

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U.S. Customs Took My Money at the Airport (or border crossing)!

Is U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“Customs” or “CBP”) allowed to seize my currency/money at the airport? Yes, if one failed to properly report all cash and cash equivalents transported into or out of the country. See Currency and Foreign … Continue reading

June 12, 2013

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