United States v. WeitzelAnnotate this Case
246 U.S. 533 (1918)
U.S. Supreme Court
United States v. Weitzel, 246 U.S. 533 (1918)
United States v. Weitzel
Argued March 7, 1918
Decided April 15, 1918
246 U.S. 533
Section 5209, R.S., punishing embezzlements and false entries by any "president, director, cashier, teller, clerk, or agent" of a national bank, does not apply to a receiver of such a bank, appointed by the Comptroller of the Currency under R.S., § 5234; he is an officer of the United States, and not an agent of the bank.
Statutes creating and defining crimes are not to be extended by intendment upon the ground that they should have been made more comprehensive.
The case is stated in the opinion.