this is an outdated text: switch to the updated & improved dc code website
home, about

The DC Code: § 23-322 Intent to defraud.

Index23 Criminal Procedure. (Refs & Annos)

In an indictment or information in which it is necessary to allege an intent to defraud, it shall be sufficient to allege that the party accused did the act complained of with intent to defraud, without alleging an intent to defraud any particular person or body corporate. On the trial of such an indictment or information it shall not be necessary to prove an intent to defraud any particular person, but it shall be sufficient to prove a general intent to defraud.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 23-322. 1973 Ed., § 23-322. DC CODE § 23-322 Current through December 11, 2012


(July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 612, Pub. L. 91-358, title II, § 210(a).)