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According to international banking laws what is the max number

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according to international banking laws what is the max number of days banco nacional can hold a international bank wire before it must be credited or returned costa rica
Submitted: 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Law Educator, Esq. replied 1 year ago.
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The banking regulations allow banks to hold wire transfers "for a reasonable time" necessary for verification. Generally what is considered reasonable is not longer than 3 weeks, but if there is any suspicion regarding the legitimacy of the funds, they can take even longer to investigate. There is no set time though in any statutes, which is why you have not found it after looking for 2 days.

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