United States Code

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§ 4218.
False certificate as to ownership of property

If any consul or vice consul falsely and knowingly certifies that property belonging to foreigners is property belonging to citizens of the United States, he shall be punishable by imprisonment for not more than three years, and by a fine of not more than $10,000.

(R.S. § 1737; Apr. 5, 1906, ch. 1366, § 3, 34 Stat. 100.)
cite as: 22 USC 4218