Form Indictment29 U.S.C. 1141
Interference with the Rights of Employee Pension and Welfare Benefit
Plan Participants and Beneficiaries in the Private Sector|
(29 U.S.C. § 1141)
ERISA Sec. 501
On or about (date) in the District of (name) the
defendant did unlawfully and willfully restrain, coerce, and
intimidate, and attempt to restrain, coerce, and intimidate,
(individual participant or beneficiary), a [participant /
beneficiary] of the (name of employee pension or welfare plan),
an employee benefit plan subject to Title I of the Employee Retirement
Income Security Act (hereafter ERISA), */ through the use of
[fraud] [force and violence and the threat of the use of force and
violence] for the purpose of interfering with and preventing the
exercise of rights to which he/she was [may become] entitled under [such
plan] [Title I of ERISA] [Section 1201 of Title 29, United States Code
and the determination of the status of an employee pension benefit plan
under the Internal Revenue Code] [the Welfare and Pension Plans
Disclosure Act] **/, in that (describe defendant's acts of
misrepresentation or violence or threatened violence which interfered
with the victim's statutory rights or rights and benefits under the
terms of the plan).
All in violation of Title 29, United States Code, Section 1141.
* 29 U.S.C. §§ 1001-1169; benefit plans in which
governmental agencies administer or fund benefits for their employees
are excluded from coverage at 29 U.S.C. § 1003.
** Former 29 U.S.C. §§ 301-309, repealed effective January
1, 1975, except as to reporting requirements imposed on plans with
reporting years ending after December 31, 1974.
See 29 U.S.C. § 1031 and 29 C.F.R. 2520.104-2.
[cited in USAM 9-135.010]