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  • Aug 17, 2008, 11:27 PM
    Us custom
    Question # 1 : last year , my friend was traveling to egypt for vacation , he is egyptian , us custom took all his money more than 20 thousand dollars , they said only 10 is allowed to carry and they took all the money , can my friend get his money ? He files all taxes every year , he is a us citizen.

    Question # 2 : if someone want to buy a house overseas for example in egypt , how can he buy it and he is allowed to carry 10 thousand only , the house cost is fifty thousand dollrs ?

    Thank you for your help
  • Aug 18, 2008, 09:55 AM
    The law allows individuals to carry cash at the limit of ten thousand dollars only, if you want to travel, carry credit card or buy traveler's check.

    You can buy property anywhere in the world, payment can me made via wire transfer. Contact the bank you have an account with.

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