Originally Posted by dragon8
I believe anything suspicious gets reported nowadays.
10000 is the trigger for wire-transfers to be reported. It goes into a big central database but doesn't necessarily trigger any alarms in and of itself. i think the cash limit is down to like 3k in the US. I don't live in the US but I know that I had trouble in canada depositing 3k cash into my grandmother's account. I had to go through a whole bunch of bs to do it. I think it was bank policy though, and not law, though it was probably influenced by legal requirements to "know your customer."