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917. Corporate Crimes

It is well settled that a corporation may be convicted for 18 U.S.C. § 1001 violations. See New York Central v. H.R.R. Co., 212 U.S. 481, 492 (1909) aff'd, 212 U.S. 500 (1909); United States v. Gold, 743 F.2d 800, 823 (11th Cir. 1984), cert. denied, 469 U.S. 1217, (1985); United States v. Cincotta, 689 F.2d 238 (1st Cir.), cert. denied, 459 U.S. 991 (1982); United States v. DeMauro, 581 F.2d 50, 54 & n.3 (2d Cir. 1978). Corporations have been convicted of making false statements to the government. See Gold; United States v. Olin Mathieson Chemical Corp., 368 F.2d 525 (2d Cir. 1966); Alamo Fence Co. v. United States, 240 F.2d 179 (5th Cir. 1957).

[cited in USAM 9-42.001]

Updated May 26, 2015