Prosecuting Computer Crimes Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section Criminal Division

Gunnar Larson g at
Fri Jun 24 19:47:00 PDT 2022

183 highlights to the Department of Justice guide to reviewing computer

The Supreme Court has recognized that the mail and wire fraud statutes
more broadly than the common law definition of fraud and false pretenses.
Durland v. United States, 161 U.S. 306, 313-14 (1896).5 However, the Court
also rejected the notion that every “scheme or artifice that in its
consequence is one which is calculated to injure another [or] to deprive
of his property wrongfully.”
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