United States v. Janowitz
257 U.S. 42 (1921)

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United States v. Janowitz, 257 U.S. 42 (1921)

United States v. Janowitz

No. 49

Argued October 20, 1921

Decided November 7, 1921

257 U.S. 42

Syllabus

A conspiracy to purchase war savings certificates from their owners, remove the stamps therefrom, attach them to other, blank war savings certificates to be illegally procured, write upon the latter the names of persons other than the conspirators, and present them, so stamped and signed at a post office of the United States

Page 257 U. S. 43

for payment, is a conspiracy to defraud the United States (Crim.Code § 37) and to commit the offense of altering, with intent to defraud, obligations of the United States (Crim.Code, §§ 37, 148.). P. 257 U. S. 45. United States v. Sacks, ante,257 U. S. 37.

Reversed.

Writ of error under the Criminal Appeals Act to review a judgment sustaining a demurrer to an indictment.

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