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18 U.S.C. § 2 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 18. Crimes and Criminal Procedure § 2. Principals

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(a)?Whoever commits an offense against the United States or aids, abets, counsels, commands, induces or procures its commission, is punishable as a principal.

(b)?Whoever willfully causes an act to be done which if directly performed by him or another would be an offense against the United States, is punishable as a principal.

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