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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

February 25, 2016

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What to Know About Bulk Cash Smuggling

When traveling abroad, it’s common sense to carry enough money for the trip. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) allows travelers to take or bring in or out of the country as much money as they wish. However, any amounts … Continue reading

July 2, 2014

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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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A Detailed Look at Bitcoin and Its Impact on Customs Law including Currency Seizures

Bitcoin is an alternative form of currency, making headlines throughout the world. There’s often been problems, on a global scale because of the lack of a unified currency, and some proponents of the Bitcoin are pointing to this as the … Continue reading

February 4, 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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