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Many who use this forum travel a fair amount internationally. Some have the "trusted travel" program known as Global Entry.

 

It is difficult to get membership in Global Entry because there is zero tolerance for members with criminal convictions.

 

After a traveler is accepted into Global Entry, even trivial things can cause Global Entry enrollment to be revoked. Failing or forgetting to declare a piece of candy or food items while reentering the United States can get your membership revoked. Prescription medications that have a label dated more than one year from being dispensed is another revocation reason because prescriptions are legally valid only one year. There are a number of other seemingly petty reasons.

 

Today, I was sent an article about another bizarre reason that caused revocation even though the Global Entry person was not involved with travel at the time of revocation.

 

The revocation resulted from the person shopping at Amazon -

 

Here are links to a couple of articles:

 

https://lifehacker.com/your-amazon-order-might-lock-you-out-of-trusted-travele-1821964978

 

and another link

 

http://www.elliott.org/should-i-take-the-case/global-entry-revoked-shopped-hard/

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