posted on Oct, 12 2012 @ 02:19 AM
Originally posted by Lonewulph
And he's just one of them who got caught and thankfully because of his stupidity and that of the Russians who should have known that if you carry
anything over $10k across borders you will be detained and investigated. If released you will be documented and followed up on.
5 years is all he'll get?? Weak.
Actually that isn't really true about being detained just because you have over 10,000 cash.. IF you claim it ..
Only if you don't claim it they will detain you.. I have taken over 10k in to the the US before, but I told them immediately, and they just had me
fill out a short form stating who's money and what purpose it was for, etc.. But they are not allowed to accuse you of anything or harrass you in
any way as long as you claim it..
Obviously though, if you say "It's a payment from the russian military for state secrets I sold them" they are going to give you a free