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Old 02-11-2019, 11:21 AM   #53
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Central Europe
Default Re: Skill for laying low in an urban area

Originally Posted by David Johnston2 View Post
Or you know, just getting one big cash withdrawl before you go on the run.
Most countries and banks limit how much you can withdrawl at once, and have a different limit for cash withdrawls at a branch which gets a manager called in to ask some questions and delay you (in the countries I have lived in, its on the order of a few weeks' to a few months' frugal expenses). Do you know what those limits are? Or whether your bank is set up to flag three withdrawals of $x900 in the same day from different branches? If the machine ate your card a few hours before your flight out of the country would you panic? Quick! The vampires/mobsters/outraged parents are coming.
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