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1329. Elements -- Third Paragraph Of 18 U.S.C. 2315

The elements of the offense contained in the third paragraph of 18 U.S.C. § 2315 are that the defendant: (1) received in interstate or foreign commerce or concealed, stored, bartered, sold, or disposed of; (2) any tool, implement, or thing used or intended to be used in falsely making, forging, altering, or counterfeiting any security or tax stamp or any part thereof; (3) which was moving as, which was part of, or which constituted interstate or foreign commerce; (4) knowing that the same was fitted to be used, or had been used, in falsely making, forging, altering, or counterfeiting any security or tax stamp or part thereof.

[cited in JM 9-61.200]

Updated September 19, 2018