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a letter of credit issued by a bank or express company that is payable on presentation to any correspondent of the issuer

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Did that memorable story of the traveler's checks appear there?
For FX companies, interchange, float and breakage represent new revenue components compared to cash travel currency exchange or traveler's checks.
were charged with receiving stolen property worth more than $250, uttering a false document, distributing counterfeit merchandise, attempting to commit a crime (larceny), larceny under $250, conspiracy, and forgery of traveler's checks.
The funds were carried by hand back to Saudi Arabia, the traveler's checks cashed at the Al Raji Bank and the money disappeared, presumably to be smuggled into Chechnya.
Inside the car, officers found $3,600 in cash - but didn't recover any more bogus traveler's checks because the women told police they had used up their supply, Conrad said.
A travel agent selling traveler's checks, a grocery store offering check cashing and a convenience store selling money orders, for example, would be considered MSBs.
Traveler's checks are also a hot item in the Antelope Valley since they can be printed on home computer systems.
The longest dormancy periods involve traveler's checks and money orders (which can be used as cash equivalents in many transactions), with most other types of property falling somewhere in the middle.
The shortest dormancy periods usually involve uncashed vendor and payroll checks; the longest periods, traveler's checks and money orders.
Traveler's checks are a safe way to carry funds, but you must have proper identification to convert them to cash.
While you wait for replacement traveler's checks and credit cards, you ask Aunt Sally back home to wire you some money.
1) The most prevalent problem in the industry, by far, centers on check fraud, but also involves other counterfeit negotiable instruments, such as traveler's checks, credit cards, certified bank checks, money orders, and currency.
NEW YORK -- The plane ticket is suddenly not where it should be, or a debit card gets eaten by a foreign ATM machine, perhaps the traveler's checks and passport are effortlessly lifted from a pocket -- and suddenly a standard business trip becomes a journey to bureaucratic hell.
Sellers beware: Someone is using fake traveler's checks to pay for goods and services.
Stash a small amount of cash or traveler's checks at home in a place where you can get at the money quickly in case of a sudden evacuation, or if a disaster shuts down local ATMs and banks.