The scene is as old as history. An individual fleeing persecution wants to cross a border. His or her life depends on being able to bribe a border guard, with some fungible valuable item: whether gold, cash, silver, diamonds, etc. Life depends on it.
If the trade is prevented, then all hope is lost.
From the dawn of time, currency was the one thing that governments had difficulty tracking. I am not considering checks, bills of credit, something written. Those are easy to trace. I am talking about real currency. Currency in one’s hand, cash pressed in the flesh.Bribery was always […]