Money transfer

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Money transfer generally refers to one of the following cashless modes of payment or payment systems:

It can also refer to the following cash-based wire transfer systems:

  • al-Barakat, an informal money transfer system originating in the Arab world
  • Hawala (also known as hundi), an informal system primarily used to send money to and from the Middle East, North Africa, the Horn of Africa, and South Asia
  • Remittance, transfer of money by a foreign worker to his or her home country