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CITE

    18 USC Sec. 1344                                            01/05/2009

EXPCITE

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

HEAD

    Sec. 1344. Bank fraud

STATUTE

      Whoever knowingly executes, or attempts to execute, a scheme or
    artifice -
        (1) to defraud a financial institution; or
        (2) to obtain any of the moneys, funds, credits, assets,
      securities, or other property owned by, or under the custody or
      control of, a financial institution, by means of false or
      fraudulent pretenses, representations, or promises;
    shall be fined not more than $1,000,000 or imprisoned not more than
    30 years, or both.

SOURCE

    (Added Pub. L. 98-473, title II, Sec. 1108(a), Oct. 12, 1984, 98
    Stat. 2147; amended Pub. L. 101-73, title IX, Sec. 961(k), Aug. 9,
    1989, 103 Stat. 500; Pub. L. 101-647, title XXV, Sec. 2504(j), Nov.
    29, 1990, 104 Stat. 4861.)

AMENDMENTS

      1990 - Pub. L. 101-647 substituted "30" for "20" before "years".
      1989 - Pub. L. 101-73 amended section generally, restating former
    subsec. (a) and striking out former subsec. (b) which defined
    "federally chartered or insured financial institution". Prior to
    amendment, subsec. (a) read as follows: "Whoever knowingly
    executes, or attempts to execute, a scheme or artifice -
        "(1) to defraud a federally chartered or insured financial
      institution; or
        "(2) to obtain any of the moneys, funds, credits, assets,
      securities or other property owned by or under the custody or
      control of a federally chartered or insured financial institution
      by means of false or fraudulent pretenses, representations, or
      promises, shall be fined not more than $10,000, or imprisoned not
      more than five years, or both."
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