[kwlug-disc] Cash becoming illegal?

rbclemen at gmail.com rbclemen at gmail.com
Thu Nov 4 19:34:47 EDT 2010

In the era of Homeland Security, obtaining identity-proving documents via an untraceable method of payment is probably frowned upon. But yes I believe cash is still the legal tender for all consumer level transactions

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-----Original Message-----
From: John Van Ostrand <john at netdirect.ca>
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Date: Thu, 4 Nov 2010 18:48:21 
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Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] Cash becoming illegal?

----- Original Message -----
> From what I heard, the passport office deals with cash so
> infrequently,
> the cost of handling cash (storage, security, bank deliveries) was too
> much. They could cut costs by not accepting it. Would only affect the
> 1% of people who paid in cash. How many people who travel don't have
> access to a debit or credit card.

I thought vendors were obliged to take money.

John Van Ostrand 
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Net Direct Inc. 
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