All Agencies, Latest Month All Agencies, Current FY Geographic Distribution
of Convictions for
All Agencies, FY 2014
78 Prosecutions
in September 2014
1,000 Prosecution
in Fiscal Year 2014
110 Convictions
in September 2014
943 Convictions
in Fiscal Year 2014

CITE

    18 USC Sec. 1343                                            01/05/2009

EXPCITE

    TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
    PART I - CRIMES
    CHAPTER 63 - MAIL FRAUD AND OTHER FRAUD OFFENSES

HEAD

    Sec. 1343. Fraud by wire, radio, or television

STATUTE

      Whoever, having devised or intending to devise any scheme or
    artifice to defraud, or for obtaining money or property by means of
    false or fraudulent pretenses, representations, or promises,
    transmits or causes to be transmitted by means of wire, radio, or
    television communication in interstate or foreign commerce, any
    writings, signs, signals, pictures, or sounds for the purpose of
    executing such scheme or artifice, shall be fined under this title
    or imprisoned not more than 20 years, or both. If the violation
    occurs in relation to, or involving any benefit authorized,
    transported, transmitted, transferred, disbursed, or paid in
    connection with, a presidentially declared major disaster or
    emergency (as those terms are defined in section 102 of the Robert
    T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C.
    5122)), or affects a financial institution, such person shall be
    fined not more than $1,000,000 or imprisoned not more than 30
    years, or both.

SOURCE

    (Added July 16, 1952, ch. 879, Sec. 18(a), 66 Stat. 722; amended
    July 11, 1956, ch. 561, 70 Stat. 523; Pub. L. 101-73, title IX,
    Sec. 961(j), Aug. 9, 1989, 103 Stat. 500; Pub. L. 101-647, title
    XXV, Sec. 2504(i), Nov. 29, 1990, 104 Stat. 4861; Pub. L. 103-322,
    title XXXIII, Sec. 330016(1)(H), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2147;
    Pub. L. 107-204, title IX, Sec. 903(b), July 30, 2002, 116 Stat.
    805; Pub. L. 110-179, Sec. 3, Jan. 7, 2008, 121 Stat. 2557.)

AMENDMENTS

      2008 - Pub. L. 110-179 inserted "occurs in relation to, or
    involving any benefit authorized, transported, transmitted,
    transferred, disbursed, or paid in connection with, a
    presidentially declared major disaster or emergency (as those terms
    are defined in section 102 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster
    Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5122)), or" after
    "If the violation".
      2002 - Pub. L. 107-204 substituted "20 years" for "five years".
      1994 - Pub. L. 103-322 substituted "fined under this title" for
    "fined not more than $1,000".
      1990 - Pub. L. 101-647 substituted "30" for "20" before "years".
      1989 - Pub. L. 101-73 inserted at end "If the violation affects a
    financial institution, such person shall be fined not more than
    $1,000,000 or imprisoned not more than 20 years, or both."
      1956 - Act July 11, 1956, substituted "transmitted by means of
    wire, radio, or television communication in interstate or foreign
    commerce" for "transmitted by means of interstate wire, radio, or
    television communication".
Customized queries of TRAC's data TRAC FBI Web Site TRAC DEA Web Site TRAC Immigration Web Site TRAC DHS Web Site TRAC IRS Web Site TRAC ATF Web Site TRAC Reports Web Site
Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, Syracuse University
Copyright 2010
TRAC Web Site