LoansharkingScope of Federal Jurisdiction
Congress did not intend to preempt the field of loansharking to the
exclusion of State law nor create a Federal crime of usury. Section 896
that "[t]his chapter does not preempt any field of law with respect to which
State legislation would be permissible in the absence of this chapter."
potential investigation or prosecution should be judged in terms of the
of Federal prosecution.|
[cited in USAM 9-110.700]