Federal Mail Fraud Laws

New Orleans Federal Criminal Attorney The mail and wire fraud statutes are essentially the same, except for the method associated with the offense – the mail in the case of mail fraud and wire communication in the case of wire fraud. As a consequence, the interpretation of one is ordinarily considered to apply to the other. The two terms have been used interchangeably in this article. The federal statute for mail fraud is found at 18 USC § 1342. The two elements of Mail Fraud are (1) having devised or intending to devise a scheme to defraud (or to [...]

By |2020-02-09T02:12:42+00:00February 6th, 2020|Categories: Crimes Defined, Federal Crimes|Tags: , |
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