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CRM 500-999

862. Sample Indictment—Fraudulent Transfer of Property in Contemplation of Bankruptcy, 18 U.S.C. § 152(7)

(This would be used where the transfer occurred before filing bankruptcy. If the concealment continues after bankruptcy, then either § 152(1) or (7) may be used.)

On or about __________ , in the ______________District of ___________, JOHN DOE, defendant herein, knowingly and fraudulently and in contemplation of bankruptcy and prior to the filing of the case of In the matter of John Doe, No._______ , did transfer [conceal] property of the debtor, to wit: 38 head of cattle.

All in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 152(7).

[cited in JM 9-41.001]