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Classification 15: Theft from Interstate Shipment

Established prior to 1924, this classification covers investigations of the theft, fraud or embezzlement of goods from a variety of carriers (railroad car, vessel, motor truck, aircraft or pipeline) or storage and holding areas (stations, platforms or wharves) that constitute, or are part of, an interstate or foreign shipment. Related statutes include theft or misapplication of funds or goods from officers and employees of firms engaged in commerce as a common carrier, and breaking the seal or lock on a carrier with the intent to commit larceny. These violations are codified in Title 18, USC, Section 659, 660, and 2117.

NARA online catalog descriptions of holdings for Classification 15: Theft from Interstate Shipment

Record Group NARA IdentifierSeries Title
65601168Classification 15 (Theft from Interstate Shipment) Headquarters and Field Office Case Files, 1920-1967
65601174Classification 15 (Theft from Interstate Shipment) Index to Headquarters Case Files, 1920-1967
65568065Classification 15 (Theft from Interstate Shipment) Released Under The Nazi War Crimes and Japanese Imperial Government Disclosure Acts

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