18 U.S.C. § 1344. Bank fraud

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United States Code
Title 18 – CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
PART I – CRIMES
CHAPTER 63 – MAIL FRAUD AND OTHER FRAUD OFFENSES

§1344. Bank fraud

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; [1]

bank fraud – knowingly 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 false or fraudulent pretenses, representations, or promises.

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[1]: U.S. House of Representatives’ Office of Law Revision Counsel, “Title 18 – CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE — PART I – CRIMES — CHAPTER 63 – MAIL FRAUD AND OTHER FRAUD OFFENSES — § 1344. Bank fraud”: http://uscode.house.gov/view.xhtml?req=(title:18%20section:1344%20edition:prelim)%20OR%20(granuleid:USC-prelim-title18-section1344)&f=treesort&edition=prelim&num=0&jumpTo=true

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