18 U.S.C. § 1344 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 18. Crimes and Criminal Procedure § 1344. Bank fraud




Whoever knowingly executes, or attempts to execute, a scheme or artifice--

 to defraud a financial institution;  or

 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.


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