May 19, 2013
Court ruling allowes tourist to purchase dollars due to lack of reais
A court in Córdoba province ordered the Banco Nación to sell dollars to a Río Cuarto teacher, after she was authorized by AFIP tax agency to purchase Brazilian reais, but could not do so due to lack of currency.
A teacher from Río Cuarto city was allowed by the AFIP to by reais for a total of 6745 pesos, seven days before heading off to Brazil, but no exchange bureau or bank would sell her the Brazilian currency.
Her lawyer, Mariela Fillipi filed an urgent an urgent junction in in which she requested a federal court to allow the teacher to purchase dollars instead of reais.