Article 132 Frauds Against the United States

Article 132 – Frauds Against the United States – was intended to criminalize the various ways that the Government can be defrauded. BAH fraud is most commonly alleged as an Article 132 offense.

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Article 132 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice makes it a criminal offense for a U.S. service member to defraud the United States of its property. Making and presenting false claims, falsifying documents and/or forging signatures related to a claim, holding back U.S. property or failing to make sure all U.S. property is accounted for upon making a transaction are all considered offenses under Article 132 of the UCMJ.

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Article 132 of the UCMJ deals with frauds committed against the United States. An service member is charged with violating the provisions under Article 132 if the following 4 elements of the alleged crime occur:

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Presents to any person in the civil or military service thereof, for approval or payment, any claim against the United States or any officer thereof;

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