Perjury CasesSample Indictment18 USC 1623
- On or about the _____ day of _____________, 19__, in the
________________ District of _____________, RICHARD ROE, while under oath as
witness in a case then being tried before the United States District Court
said District entitled ______________ v. _________, No. __________,
made a material declaration which was inconsistent with a prior material
declaration made by RICHARD ROE while testifying under oath in a proceeding
before a duly empaneled and sworn grand jury for the United States District
for the ____________________ District of _______________, such material
declarations being inconsistent to the degree that one of them is
- It was material to each of the proceedings described in paragraph
to determine whether John Doe had made a loan of money to the said Richard
- The said RICHARD ROE on or about the __________ day of ________,
while under oath as a witness in ____________ v. ___________, No.
_______________, knowingly testified with respect to a material matter as
"Q. Have you ever to your knowledge received a loan of money
John Doe? A. No."
- The said RICHARD ROE, on or about the _________ day of ________, 19__,
appearing as a witness under oath before the federal grand jury in the
______________ District of ___________, knowingly testified with respect to
material matter as follows:
"Q. Have you ever to your knowledge received a loan of money from
Doe? A. Yes."
- The underscored material declarations of the said RICHARD ROE
in paragraph 3 and 4 herein were irreconcilably contradictory and were
to the point in question in each of the proceedings before which such
declarations were made.All in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1623.
[cited in USAM 9-69.200]