18 U.S.C. § 1344 - Bank fraud

Cite as:18 U.S.C. § 1344
Currency:Current through P.L. 116-259 (12/23/2020)

Whoever knowingly executes, or attempts to execute, a scheme or artifice-

(1) to defraud a financial institution; or

(2) to obtain any of the moneys, funds, credits, assets, securities, or other property owned by, or under the custody or control of, a financial institution, by means of false or fraudulent pretenses, representations, or promises;

shall be fined not more than $1,000,000 or imprisoned not more than 30 years, or both.

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