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909. False Statement

For a violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1001, a false statement may be written or oral, sworn or unsworn, voluntarily made in regard to information sought as or required by law, signed or unsigned. See generally United States v. Beacon Brass Co., 344 U.S. 43, 46 (1952); United States v. Poindexter, 951 F.2d 369, 387-88 (D.C. Cir. 1991) cert. denied, 506 U.S. 1021 (1992), cert. denied, 406 U.S. 1021 (1992); United States v. Massey, 550 F.2d 300, 305 (5th Cir. 1977); on remand, 437 F. Supp. 843 (1977); United States v. Isaacs, 493 F.2d 1124, 1156-57 (7th Cir. 1974), cert. denied, 417 U.S. 976 (1974).

[cited in USAM 9-42.001]

Updated June 9, 2015