18 U.S. Code § 1013 - Farm loan bonds and credit bank debentures

Whoever deceives, defrauds, or imposes upon, or attempts to deceive, defraud, or impose upon any person, partnership, corporation, or association by making any false pretense or representation concerning the character, issue, security, contents, conditions, or terms of any farm loan bond, or coupon, issued by any Federal land bank or banks; or of any debenture, coupon, or other obligation, issued by any Federal intermediate credit bank or banks; or by falsely pretending or representing that any farm loan bond, or coupon, is anything other than, or different from, what it purports to be on the face of said bond or coupon, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.


(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 752; Pub. L. 97–297, § 4(a),Oct. 12, 1982, 96 Stat. 1318; Pub. L. 103–322, title XXXIII, §§ 330004(8), 330016(1)(G),Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2141, 2147.)
Historical and Revision Notes

Based on sections 985, 1127, and 1317 of title 12, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Banks and Banking (July 17, 1916, ch. 245, § 31, fifth paragraph, 39 Stat. 384; July 17, 1916, ch. 245, § 211(g), as added Mar. 4, 1923, ch. 252, § 2,42 Stat. 1461; Mar. 4, 1923, ch. 252, title II, § 216(g),42 Stat. 1473).
This section condenses and simplifies sections 985, 1127, and 1317 of title 12, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Banks and Banking, each of which contained similar provisions and similar language. The punishment provisions of all three sections were the same.
References to “chapter” and “subchapter” were omitted and words describing the various types of banks or organizations to which said sections 985, 1127, and 1317 of title 12, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Banks and Banking, related, were inserted in lieu. This necessitated some rephrasing and transposition of phrases, but without change of meaning or substance.
Words “upon conviction” which were contained in sections 1127 and 1317 of title 12, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Banks and Banking, were omitted as surplusage, because punishment cannot be imposed until after conviction.
Changes were made in phraseology.

1994—Pub. L. 103–322, § 330016(1)(G), substituted “fined under this title” for “fined not more than $500”.
Pub. L. 103–322, § 330004(8), struck out “, or by any National Agricultural Credit Corporation” after “credit bank or banks”.
1982—Pub. L. 97–297struck out “, or by any joint-stock land bank or banks” after “issued by any Federal land bank or banks”.

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