Perjury CasesSample Indictment18 USC 1623
All in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1623.
- On or about the _____ day of _______________, 19__, in the
_________________ District of _______________, RICHARD ROE, while under oath
a witness in a case then being tried before the United States District Court
the said District entitled, ____________ v. _____________, No. _________,
knowingly did make a false material declaration, that is to say:
- At the time and place aforesaid, the Court and Jury were engaged
the trial of the aforementioned case wherein John Doe, the defendant
charged with making an extortionate extension of credit to RICHARD ROE. It
a matter material to said trial to determine whether or not John Doe had
made a loan of money in any amount to Richard Roe.
- At the time and place alleged, RICHARD ROE, while under oath, did
knowingly declare before said Court and Jury with respect to the aforesaid
material matter, as follows:
"Q. Have you ever to your knowledge received a loan of money
John Doe? A. No."
- The aforesaid underscored testimony of RICHARD ROE, as he then and
there well knew and believed, was false in that, on or about
RICHARD ROE did receive a loan of money from John Doe.
[cited in USAM 9-69.200]