I suspect this story is BS. First, author Radley Balko claims to be Libertarian, but is really hard core leftist.
Secondly, ATM cards have a daily limit. It’s usually $400 to $600. That is not per dispensing machine. It’s per card.
For them to have gotten $7500, they would have to have had approximately 15 ATM cards, 15 separate bank accounts, each with at least $500 in it,
Doesn’t pass the smell test. If was from machines, they could have shown the receipts.
Bet the “kid” was a drug dealer and the money came from his tainted stash.
Remember, all crooks in prison are innocent. Just ask them.
If it's a good bank, all you have to do is call them and request a temporary raise of your limit. They raise your card limit immediately.
“Doesnt pass the smell test.”
My bullshite meter went right off the scale after just a cursory glance at this reported fairy tale.
It’s not that I take as gospel every story told by people who are arrested or by their families.
The point is that asset forfeiture without trial is unconstitutional; and that the forfeiture laws are inherently corrupting, as they give the law agencies the proceeds of the seizure, in some cases on the word of a dog.
According to another article, forbidden by FR to be linked, the Greer family did have have documentation of the sources of the cash.
Like Alan Dershowitz, Radley Balko may be right twice a day.
That is not necessarily so. I know of one bank that will allow you to take the needed funds out if you have them in your account. It does take a call to the bank to arrange it and there is a window of time during which the transaction must be completed, but it can be done. My son needed cash for a deposit on a rental a few years back and our bank arranged it for him.
That being said, I do not buy the idea that the woman had to hit multiple ATMs unless she did have multiple cards and accounts. There usually is a limit as I have found in the past. The whole thing is a tad shady.
It must be fake, otherwise we would have seen it in the .....British press.
There is no contradiction there, it is a branch of the left, that goes right on a few issues.
My card has a 1200 dollar limit on it, and I could probably get that increased if I promised to keep a minimum balance of 5k or so.