Whoever, within the United States, falsely or fraudulently holds himself out as or represents or pretends himself to be a member of or an agent for the American National Red Cross for the purpose of soliciting, collecting, or receiving money or material, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 5 years, or both.
18 U.S. Code § 917 - Red Cross members or agents
Reference to “jurisdiction” of the United States was omitted as unnecessary in view of definition of “United States” in section 5 of this title.
Reference to offense as a misdemeanor was omitted in view of definitive section 1 of this title.
Words “upon conviction thereof” were omitted as punishment cannot be imposed until conviction is secured.
Minor changes were made in phraseology.