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Old Nov 15, 19, 2:45 pm
Join Date: Sep 2019
Posts: 132
Originally Posted by GUWonder View Post
Being hassled by a retail store employee so as to be denied a money order purchase is in a completely different league than that of being hassled by government reports over suspected money-laundering, tax evasion and other suspicious financial activity due to identity theft of sorts. And it happens. Guess which one is more of a problem when it hits.
AFAIK, that's never happened because WM got a photoID from a money order purchaser. OTOH, those who purchase money orders without ID are much more likely to be reported. One reason to file a WM SAR is that the customer refused to provide photo ID. Your choice.
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