Originally Posted by spainrico
I think Spanish banks now have to askquestions if you tryand pay cash into your account over a certain amount (6k?)
That was always the case even in the days of the Peseta. Used to be 1,000,000 Pesetas which equates to 6,010.12€. Not just banks either; all transactions, cash or otherwise, of 1,000,000 Pesetas or over are supposed to be declared to Hacienda at the time of the transaction.