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  • Federal Grand Jury Indictment of Bobby Fischer

    United States District Court
    for the District of Columbia

    Holding a Criminal Term

    Grand Jury Sworn on October 29, 1991

     

    UNITED STATES of AMERICA

    vs.

    ROBERT JAMES FISCHER
     


    Criminal No.
    Grand Jury Original

    Violation 50 USC 1701, 1702, and 1705

    (International Emergency Economic Powers Act )

    INDICTMENT
     


    The Grand Jury Charges that:

    From on or about July 11, 1992 to on or about November 5, 1992, within the jurisdiction of the District of Columbia and elsewhere, the defendant ROBERT JAMES FISCHER, a United States person, did knowingly and willfully perform a contract in support of a commercial project in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro), in that the defendant ROBERT JAMES FISCHER did enter into and perform a contract between the defendant, the Jugoskandic Company of Belgrade, Yugoslavia and Boris Spassky to participate in the "World Chess Championship Match" in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro), for a cash purse of $5 million in United States currency and a percentage of revenues from the commercial gain as a result of the performance of the aforementioned contract.

    ( In violation of Title 50 USC 1701, 1702, and 1705 and Executive Order 12810)

    A TRUE BILL:

    FOREPERSON.

    ________________________
    Jay B. StephansDall
    Attorney of the United States in
    and for the District of Columbia


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