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876. Sample Indictment—Fee Agreement, 18 U.S.C. § 155

On or about _________ , in the __________ District of ____________, JOHN DOE, defendant herein and attorney for Richard Roe, debtor in Case No. ____________, knowingly and fraudulently entered into an agreement with Richard Roe for Richard Roe to pay him $5,000 from assets of the estate for his services, all without the approval of the court.

All in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 155.

[cited in JM 9-41.001]

Updated January 21, 2020