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Can you send money from India to USA trough western unin?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by super11, Jan 31, 2012.

  1. super11

    super11 Senior Member

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    Does RBI allow to send money from India to USA trough western unin? IS there some transaction limit? Anyone knows?
     
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    I was not able to, almost a year ago. But, since then there have been many changes in RBI rules. Maybe you should check directly with a vendor. Still, I doubt that.
     
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  3. PhillyLuke

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    Greetings,

    I am the sole heir to an enormous oil estate in eastern Texas but my family has been on the run from the CIA for years.

    I am looking for a clever young Indian person in order to get my wealth offshore.

    I have already sent you a check for 450K, I just need you to Western Union back 4500 for legal fee's I must cover in the US.

    Hopefully you can resolve this Western Union issue so we can both be prosperous and wealthy businessmen.

    </sarcasm>

    OK but in reality I would be surprised if transferring funds out of India is an issue with Western Union. Is Western Union a service you MUST absolutely use, or are you just looking for a safe way to transfer money to the states?
     
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  4. Knoxgates

    Knoxgates Supreme Member

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    You cannot sent payments outside India using Western Union. RBI doesn't allow that. Only you can send payments through wire transfer by visiting your Bank branch.
     
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    Roparadise BANNED BANNED

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    Someone with a little banking experience needs to setup a BST to allow transfers out of india.
     
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  6. super11

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    I checked with the branch where I hold an account. They said wire transfer will take up to 5 days but I wanted to transfer money quickly.

    Will check with some western union outlet because some people claim that indians can send money to USA through wire transfer. ( source- google)
     
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    Amazing they don't mind U.S. sending them money.
     
  8. Knoxgates

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    Yes according to RBI Incoming funds are always welcome. There are several regulations put in place to send money Outside India.

    Then wait. It normal according to Indian banks. Remember there will be lot of paper work also to send money using wire transfer.

    As far as i know western union doesn't allow payments going out from India.
     
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    Last edited: Feb 1, 2012