Major Fraud Against the United States
The statute has been upheld against vagueness attacks. United States v. Nadi, 996 F.2d 548 (2d Cir. 1993), cert. denied, 114 S. Ct. 347 (1993); United States v. Frequency Electronics, 862 F. Supp. 834 (E.D.N.Y. 1994). For more on the Act, see S. MacKay, The Major Fraud Act After Seven Years: an Update, 64 Federal Contracts Report 1 (Sept. 25, 1995, Bureau of National Affairs). The Criminal Division's Fraud Section Federal Procurement Fraud Unit also has prepared a monograph on the Act, as well as a sample indictment.
[cited in USAM 9-42.001]
Updated February 19, 2015