TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
PART I - CRIMES
CHAPTER 47 - FRAUD AND FALSE STATEMENTS
Sec. 1024. Purchase or receipt of military, naval, or veteran's
Whoever purchases, or receives in pledge from any person any
arms, equipment, ammunition, clothing, military stores, or other
property furnished by the United States under a clothing allowance
or otherwise, to any member of the Armed Forces of the United
States or of the National Guard or Naval Militia, or to any person
accompanying, serving, or retained with the land or naval forces
and subject to military or naval law, or to any former member of
such Armed Forces at or by any hospital, home, or facility
maintained by the United States, having knowledge or reason to
believe that the property has been taken from the possession of or
furnished by the United States under such allowance, or otherwise,
shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than two
years, or both.
(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 754; Pub. L. 103-322, title
XXXIII, Sec. 330016(1)(G), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2147.)
HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES
Based on title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Sec. 86 (Mar. 4, 1909, ch.
321, Sec. 35, 35 Stat. 1095; Oct. 23, 1918, ch. 194, 40 Stat. 1015;
June 18, 1934, ch. 587, 48 Stat. 996; Apr. 4, 1938, ch. 69, 52
Stat. 197; Apr. 30, 1940, ch. 164, 54 Stat. 171).
Minor changes were made in phraseology.
1994 - Pub. L. 103-322 substituted "fined under this title" for
"fined not more than $500".
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