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backscatter712 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-29-09 09:38 AM
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15. Especially if you're black or Latino.
Gotta love Texas law enforcement...
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  -It is a felony to carry more than $10k in cash in Texas Horse with no Name  May-29-09 08:12 AM   #0 
  - I'm the most law-abiding citizen in the state, then  Richardo   May-29-09 08:13 AM   #1 
  - cite please  AngryAmish   May-29-09 08:14 AM   #2 
  - Yes! Please cite the statute.  NoPasaran   May-29-09 08:19 AM   #5 
  - I read it in the paper  Horse with no Name   May-29-09 08:19 AM   #6 
     - It looks like she was busted for money laundering  AngryAmish   May-29-09 08:32 AM   #10 
     - She was not charged with carrying more than $10,000 because there  Redbear   May-29-09 08:43 AM   #12 
     - According to the article, there is such a "crime"  Art_from_Ark   May-29-09 08:58 AM   #14 
     - Those penalties are for money laundering crimes. Not for carrying money generally  ctaylors6   May-29-09 10:14 AM   #16 
  - i'll never have to worry about that....n/t  Oceansaway   May-29-09 08:14 AM   #3 
  - That suggests state sponsorship of corporate currency (plastic) over real currency  havocmom   May-29-09 08:18 AM   #4 
  - And if you are not him, why do you waste our time with  JayMusgrove   May-29-09 08:28 PM   #31 
     - I live in an area where many are very frugal AND the bank is a long way away  havocmom   May-29-09 09:10 PM   #33 
     - I was buying a truck out of town from a private person  csziggy   May-29-09 09:25 PM   #34 
  - With that much cash I'd be able to be somewhere better anyway, so no biggie.  JVS   May-29-09 08:20 AM   #7 
  - What the fuck do you mean "somewhere better"? I'm gettting sick  Subdivisions   May-29-09 10:43 AM   #21 
  - So having places that you'd rather be is bashing? LOL It's a big world and plenty of it is...  JVS   May-29-09 11:50 AM   #27 
  - Agreed. Somewhere more progressive.  Xenotime   May-29-09 11:01 AM   #24 
     - That's it. Abandon Texas to those who would usurp progressive  Subdivisions   May-29-09 11:40 AM   #25 
     - Or just somewhere with nicer weather. Or a less crazy governor.  JVS   May-29-09 11:43 AM   #26 
  - yes, no one could legitimately, i suppose, have more than that on them. like, perhaps  ejpoeta   May-29-09 08:22 AM   #8 
  - or you run a business that is cash intensive  DBoon   May-29-09 08:54 AM   #13 
  - I would like to challenge this. So members of DU send contributions to  rurallib   May-29-09 08:32 AM   #9 
  - Second laugh of my morning! (Oh yes... and my ....  JayMusgrove   May-29-09 10:16 AM   #18 
  - I think it's from the TX Anti-monay laundering statutes  Whoa_Nelly   May-29-09 08:39 AM   #11 
  - Especially if you're black or Latino.  backscatter712   May-29-09 09:38 AM   #15 
  - All banks are required to report deposits of cash of over $10K these days  JayMusgrove   May-29-09 10:15 AM   #17 
  - 10K cash deposit reporting has been going on since the 70's that I know of.  montanto   May-29-09 10:21 AM   #19 
  - Make lots of $9000 deposits. n/t  Statistical   May-29-09 10:38 AM   #20 
     - the rule isn't a rigid 10 k limit anymore.  uncle ray   May-29-09 10:50 AM   #22 
     - The banks and feds have algorithms in place to catch just about all that type of thing. n/t  Raskolnik   May-29-09 10:59 AM   #23 
        - When I make a cash deposit, I make sure it is in pennies!  JayMusgrove   May-29-09 08:25 PM   #29 
           - Are those a million pennies in your pocket?  NoPasaran   May-29-09 08:34 PM   #32 
  - That has been a requirement for well over 20 years  csziggy   May-29-09 09:28 PM   #35 
  - It's not a crime.  HiFructosePronSyrup   May-29-09 11:52 AM   #28 
     - Sharp people like you......probably  JayMusgrove   May-29-09 08:26 PM   #30 

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