Actually, while Mark is treating us to his usual dry humour, he's probably right. It
was intended as an anti drug money-laundering measure, but if you take more than
$10,000 out of the US you have to fill out a declaration put out by the US Treasury. I
think you're allowed to take $10,000 (as long as you file) but ultimately there's a
limit, but I don't know what it is.
Mark Gregson wrote:
> > How many nations are there? Of that number how many will allow their citizens to
>freely leave the country with all their possessions? --JWR
> I believe that there are zero (0) countries with sufficient government resources
>that will allow their citizens to freely leave the country with all their
>possessions. For example, heaven help you if you try to leave the US after
>converting all your possessions to cash and then carry that cash with you. I do hope
>that you will someday be allowed to see the light of day again.
> You could probably leave, oh, say the Cook Islands with all your cash because the
>government can't afford the resources to stop you (assuming that you didn't leave
>through an authorized port).
> So it sounds like there are zero (0) truly free countries in the world.
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