I was saving some articles like this one about recent travelers to
But what is really interesting was this report in the Los Angeles Times, which quoted Treasury and Justice officials; with the latter seeming to indicate that the
“Treasury spokeswoman Marti Adams said the agency doesn’t comment on individual violations but pointed out enforcement guidelines that allow fines of up to $250,000 for the most egregious infractions.
“During the Bush administration, the Treasury Department deployed dozens of agents to stake out airports frequented by illegal travelers and fined them or confiscated goods purchased in
“‘As a general matter, should laws be obeyed? Yes. Should laws be enforced? Yes. But we’re a government of limited resources and we have to make priorities,’ West said.”