Fasulo v. United StatesAnnotate this Case
272 U.S. 620 (1926)
U.S. Supreme Court
Fasulo v. United States, 272 U.S. 620 (1926)
Fasulo v. United States
Argued October 13,14, 1926
Decided November 29, 1926
272 U.S. 620
A scheme for obtaining money by means of intimidation through threats of murder and bodily harm is not a "scheme to defraud" within the meaning of Crim.Code § 215, (Rev.Stats. § 5480,) punishing the use of the mails for the purpose of executing any "scheme or artifice to defraud," etc. P. 272 U. S. 625.
7 F.2d 961 reversed.
Certiorari (269 U.S. 551) to a judgment of the Circuit Court of Appeals which affirmed a judgment of the District Court sentencing Fasulo and others upon their conviction of a conspiracy to violate § 215 of the Criminal Code.
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