Montgomery v. United States, 162 U.S. 410 (1896)
U.S. Supreme CourtMontgomery v. United States, 162 U.S. 410 (1896)
Montgomery v. United States
Submitted March 27, 1896
Decided April 13, 1896
162 U.S. 410
Goode v. United States, 159 U. S. 663, followed in holding that in the trial of an indictment against a letter carrier charged with secreting, embezzling or destroying a letter containing money in United States currency, the fact that the letter was a decoy is no defense. The carrier's duties are the same whether the letters are genuine or decoys.
The case is stated in the opinion.