Bank Fraud – attempting to defraud a financial institution (i.e. to obtain property owned by or under control)

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bank fraud:
(1843)

1. The criminal offense of knowingly executing, or attempting to execute, a scheme or artifice to defraud a financial institution, or to obtain property owned by or under the custody or control of a financial institution, by means of false or fraudulent pretenses, representations, or promises.  18 USCA § 1344. [1]

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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black & Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-62130-6

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