Other Statutes Affected18 USC 842 Cases
When the explosive offenses under 18 U.S.C. § 842 involve
unregulated persons, the offense will often have concurrent criminal tax
consequences under the National Firearms Act for the defendant(s). Pursuant
26 U.S.C. § 5845(a)(8), the term "firearm" is defined to include
devices." A destructive device, as defined in 26 U.S.C. § 5845(f)(1),
includes "any explosive, incendiary, or poison gas (A) bomb, (B) grenade . .
." Accordingly, violations may be charged under 26 U.S.C. § 5861.|
Sections 842(m) and (n), relating to the manufacture, importation
possession of unmarked plastic explosives, are designated "Federal crime[s]
terrorism" if the offense is "calculated to influence or affect the conduct
government by intimidation or coercion, or to retaliate against government
conduct . . . ." 18 U.S.C. § 2332b(g)(5). If such is present, the FBI
primary Federal investigative agency. See 18 U.S.C.
[cited in USAM 9-63.900]