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Re: What am I missing that causes this error response from the wheezy mozilla?

On Wed, 6 Feb 2019 20:51:37 -0600
David Wright <deblis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Wed 06 Feb 2019 at 19:15:48 (-0600), John Hasler wrote:
> > Gene writes:
> > > I have had to write 2 checks for the last 2 vehicles I've
> > > bought. Writing a single check for close to $20k for a good used
> > > car/truck doesn't fly, some sort of a rule that 10k and over has to be
> > > reported so the irs can watch for laundering, so I write one for $9999
> > > one day, and the balance the next day. As long as the account is good
> > > for it, what business is it I buy a new truck to replace a 20 yo rust
> > > bucket that getting dangerous to drive.
> > 
> > People have been prosecuted for evading the controls in that way.  The
> > government doesn't need to prove that any other illegal activity was
> > involved or intended: evading the reporting requirements is a crime in
> > itself.
> Isn't it the payee who's evading the reporting requirement? So a payer
> might try pleading ignorance as to why the payee asked for two cheques.

The practice is called structuring, and I think that, at least in the
U.S., the statute does cover payer conduct: