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Case Results 2018 (CBP fiscal year begins October 1, 2017)

  Abady Law Firm, P.C. Location Date of Seizure Travel Itinerary Alleged Violation Amount Seized Date of  Decision  Penalty  Result 1. Newark Liberty International Airport October 5, 2017 International USA to India 31 U.S.C. §§ 5316 and 5332 $25,582.00 January … Continue reading

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection Response Time

We are always asked by clients, how long will it take to receive a decision back from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP” or “Customs”) regarding their case.  While Customs does not have a legal deadline (United States v. Von Neumann, … Continue reading

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Case Study: Successful Money Seizure Recovery of $56,741.00 Seized at Houston International Airport

A typical currency case is as follows: Introduction Person Z was traveling through Houston International Airport upon arrival from Beijing, China. She was traveling with $56,741.00 in U.S. currency. She was unaware of the Currency and Monetary Instrument Report for traveling internationally … Continue reading

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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

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