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§15‑151.  Intent to defraud; larceny and receiving.

In any case where an intent todefraud is required to constitute the offense of forgery, or any other offensewhatever, it is sufficient to allege in the indictment an intent to defraud,without naming therein the particular person or body corporate intended to bedefrauded; and on the trial of such indictment, it shall be sufficient, andshall not be deemed a variance, if there appear to be an intent to defraud theUnited States, or any state, county, city, town, or parish, or body corporate,or any public officer in his official capacity, or any copartnership or memberthereof, or any particular person. The defendant may be charged in the sameindictment in several counts with the separate offenses of receiving stolengoods, knowing them to be stolen, and larceny. (1852, c. 87, s. 2; R.C., c.35, ss. 21, 23; 1874‑5, c. 62; Code, s. 1191; Rev., s. 3253; C.S., s.4621.)