18 U.S. Code § 1923 - Fraudulent receipt of payments of missing persons

§ 1923.
Fraudulent receipt of payments of missing persons
Whoever obtains or receives any money, check, or allotment under—
(1)
subchapter VII of chapter 55 of title 5; or
without being entitled thereto, with intent to defraud, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.

Historical and Revision Notes

Derivation

U.S. Code

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Statutes at Large

 

50A U.S.C. 1008.

Mar. 7, 1942, ch. 166, § 8, 56 Stat. 145.

Clauses (1) and (2) are substituted for the words “under this Act” to reflect the codification of the Act. The portion of the Act which is applicable to civilian officers and employees and their dependents is codified in subchapter VII of chapter 55 of title 5, United States Code. The portion of the Act which is applicable to members of the uniformed services and their dependents is codified inchapter 10 of title 37, United States Code.

Amendments

1994—Pub. L. 103–322 substituted “fined under this title” for “fined not more than $2,000”.

 

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