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CITE

    18 USC Sec. 1342                                            01/05/2009

EXPCITE

    TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
    PART I - CRIMES
    CHAPTER 63 - MAIL FRAUD AND OTHER FRAUD OFFENSES

HEAD

    Sec. 1342. Fictitious name or address

STATUTE

      Whoever, for the purpose of conducting, promoting, or carrying on
    by means of the Postal Service, any scheme or device mentioned in
    section 1341 of this title or any other unlawful business, uses or
    assumes, or requests to be addressed by, any fictitious, false, or
    assumed title, name, or address or name other than his own proper
    name, or takes or receives from any post office or authorized
    depository of mail matter, any letter, postal card, package, or
    other mail matter addressed to any such fictitious, false, or
    assumed title, name, or address, or name other than his own proper
    name, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than
    five years, or both.

SOURCE

    (June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 763; Pub. L. 91-375, Sec.
    6(j)(12), Aug. 12, 1970, 84 Stat. 778; Pub. L. 103-322, title
    XXXIII, Sec. 330016(1)(H), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2147.)

HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES

      Based on title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Sec. 339 (Mar. 4, 1909, ch.
    321, Sec. 216, 35 Stat. 1131).
      The punishment language used in section 1341 of this title was
    substituted in lieu of the reference to it in this section.
      Minor changes in phraseology were made.
                                AMENDMENTS
      1994 - Pub. L. 103-322 substituted "fined under this title" for
    "fined not more than $1,000".
      1970 - Pub. L. 91-375 substituted "Postal Service" for "Post
    Office Department of the United States".
                     EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1970 AMENDMENT
      Amendment by Pub. L. 91-375 effective within 1 year after Aug.
    12, 1970, on date established therefor by Board of Governors of
    United States Postal Service and published by it in Federal
    Register, see section 15(a) of Pub. L. 91-375, set out as an
    Effective Date note preceding section 101 of Title 39, Postal
    Service.
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