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Re: Proposal: SPI as international money transfer service

mmlacak dijo [Tue, Oct 10, 2006 at 06:27:12PM -0400]:
> >FWIW: I don't think SPI should become an international bank.  Nor do
> >I believe that SPI has the resources to do so.
> That wasn't my original proposal either. I pretty much clumsy titled it
> "international money transfer service", while, in fact, it could be just
> as well a bunch of individuals using whatever means to transport
> money from a country to another one, paid for their service as a
> volunteers.

If you s/to transport/to legally transport/, you will soon find that
the fees might not be trivial at all, and that you will better off
paying a bank or similar agency to take care of that. I'm an SPI
member (as non-acting as I can be, yes, but a member after all), and I
do not want to be involved in a money laundry service.

BTW, I just recovered a long-lost bank card from my washing machine :)

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