being a party in interest, whether as a
receiver, Trustee or representative of any of them, or attorney for
any such party in interest, in any receivership or case under title
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court or under its supervision, knowingly and fraudulently enters into
any agreement, express or implied, with another such party in interest
or attorney for another such party in interest, for the purpose of fixing
the fees or other compensation to be paid to any party in interest or
to any attorney for any party in interest for services rendered in connection
therewith, from the assets of the estate, shall be fined under this
title or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.
25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 690; May 24, 1949, ch. 139,
§ 4, 63 Stat. 90; Pub. L. 95-598, title III, § 314(f)(1), (2), Nov.
6, 1978, 92 Stat. 2677; Pub. L. 103-322, title XXXIII, § 330016(1)(K),
Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2147.)