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Criminal Resource Manual

1644. Government Property—Title in the name of the "United States"

Actual title in the United States is sufficient to confer jurisdiction, regardless of whether title coincides with physical possession. Determining when the United States holds title to some property in the possession of a third party frequently turns on the facts of the individual case. The following situations have presented the most difficulty in the past.

[cited in USAM 9-66.200]