[arin-ppml] Fraud reporting and self-incrimination

On 05 Nov 2010 21:10, Hannigan, Martin wrote:
> On 11/5/10 5:31 PM, "Stephen Sprunk" <stephen at> wrote:
>> On 05 Nov 2010 15:30, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
>>> ... secure a guarantee from ARIN that he would NOT be prosecuted for breaking the law. ...
>> My understanding is that only the relevant District or US Attorney can offer immunity against criminal prosecution.
> I don't see the word "criminal" anywhere on the Fraud Reporting Page:
> I'd be interested to know what constitutes criminal fraud with respect to
> utilization or application misstatements.

The wording I was responding to, shown in the quote above (reduced for
clarity), was specifically about being "prosecuted for breaking the
law", i.e. a criminal case.


Stephen Sprunk         "God does not play dice."  --Albert Einstein
CCIE #3723         "God is an inveterate gambler, and He throws the
K5SSS        dice at every possible opportunity." --Stephen Hawking

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