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Supreme Court Preview: The Supreme Court Poised to Address Key Federal Wire Fraud Issue

In the 2022-2023 term, the Supreme Court will address the definition of “property” under the federal wire fraud statute, which prohibits a person from “obtaining money or property by means of false pretenses.” 18 U.S.C. § 1343. The definition of “property” for the purposes of this statute has been much debated—need “property” be economic in nature?  Must it be tangible?  Can one’s admission to a university constitute “property”? … More