Fasulo v. United States,
272 U.S. 620 (1926)

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Fasulo v. United States, 272 U.S. 620 (1926)

Fasulo v. United States

No. 251

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.

Page 272 U. S. 621

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.

Page 272 U. S. 625

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