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§ 2114.
Mail, money, or other property of United States
(a)
Assault.—
A person who assaults any person having lawful charge, control, or custody of any mail matter or of any money or other property of the United States, with intent to rob, steal, or purloin such mail matter, money, or other property of the United States, or robs or attempts to rob any such person of mail matter, or of any money, or other property of the United States, shall, for the first offense, be imprisoned not more than ten years; and if in effecting or attempting to effect such robbery he wounds the person having custody of such mail, money, or other property of the United States, or puts his life in jeopardy by the use of a dangerous weapon, or for a subsequent offense, shall be imprisoned not more than twenty-five years.
(b)
Receipt, Possession, Concealment, or Disposal of Property.—
A person who receives, possesses, conceals, or disposes of any money or other property that has been obtained in violation of this section, knowing the same to have been unlawfully obtained, shall be imprisoned not more than 10 years, fined under this title, or both.
(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 797; Pub. L. 98–473, title II, § 223(d), Oct. 12, 1984, 98 Stat. 2028; Pub. L. 101–647, title XXXV, § 3562, Nov. 29, 1990, 104 Stat. 4927; Pub. L. 103–322, title XXXII, §§ 320602, 320903(a)(3), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2115, 2124; Pub. L. 104–294, title VI, § 604(b)(17), Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3507.)
cite as: 18 USC 2114