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What do you do if a car being repossessed or considered stolen is on your property Do you call a Repo Guy and if so where do you find this information?


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2005-05-04 14:46:12
2005-05-04 14:46:12

1)get the Vin # the vehicle identification number 2)call the police and ask them to run the Vin they should be able to tell you if it is stolen or not and what to do next


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Not enough information to answer the question. MY GUESS would be that law enforcement can PROVE that you DID once have the stolen property in your possession.

If they only have an order of repossession of the truck, then no. Otherwise, the trailer and backhoe would be considered stolen.

Yes, you can! Possessing stolen property, or 'trafficking' in stolen property is a violation of the criminal statutes.

Possession means that you have the property, chances are you knew it was stolen. Receiving Stolen Property means that you got it and you knew it was stolen. Typically this would be the person that bought it from a thief.

Then the car will be repossessed from where ever your friend leaves it, OR depending on the state, your friend may be arrested for aiding and abetting, or receiving stolen property.

YOU are responsible for the debt that is secured by the "stolen" car. Be sure to make a police report on the 'stolen" car.

Buying and selling property that is stolen, or that the individual knows, or should have reason to believe, is stolen.

There are no specific federal statutes, per se, regarding firearms that are stolen. Guns are considered "property" under the laws of all states, and as such the Possession or Receiving of Stolen Property is a prosecutable offense under STATE LAW. It is against federal law to possess a firearm from which the serial number has been filed off or is disfigured so as to be unreadable. Stolen and recovered firearms are considered "property." When recovered, if they are traceable, they are returned to their rightful owners.

can i press charges if i accept return of my stolen property

Someone is dealing in stolen property by buying or selling property they know to have been obtained unlawfully.

It is not necessarily a crime if you can prove you purchased the property from a legitimate seller and had no indication it was stolen. However, you will lose the property because it will be confiscated by the authorities.

About the same as for the person who initially stole the property. Since you are selling known stolen property, one could face the same charges or more. See:

Turn yourself in and explain that you had no idea that it was stolen.

yes, you can. its still stolen.

There are certain strict procedures that an automobile repossessor must follow when he is repossessing your car. The repossessor must notify the police that such vehicle is being repossessed, you did before or after the repossession has occurred. In either case, the police should know right away that the vehicle was repossessed. If this is not the case, then the vehicles like to have been stolen.

you can get the charge of posetion of stolen property and yes get into trouble.

receiving stolen property

That could be a stretch, but you can possibly be charged with knowingly having stolen property and not reporting it.

Varies in different states, but usually depends upon the dollar amount and the type of the stolen property.

IF your nae was NOT on the paperwork, you may have a hard time finding out. If it IS, then call the lender and ask about YOUR car. Or call the PD where it was alledgedly stolen.

You were found to be in possession of stolen property. It's also known in other jurisictions as "Receiving Stolen Property."

Generally speaking, a homeowner's policy covers personal property for loss by theft.Tools used for business purposes may not be considered by personal property.

Yes they are against the policies of Blizzard. Further more, they could also be considered illegal law-wise. They could be considered stolen property.

Contact the lender they have to tell you where your car is so you can get your belongings.If they refuse send them a certified letter demanding the return of your property, list what you can and the approximate value.At the same time file a stolen property report with the police.If you don't hear from the lender sue in court.

Absolutely not. Recovered stolen property is returned to the rightful owner. If a reasonable person knows, or has reason to know, that property that has come into their possession, through gift or purchase, is potentially stolen, and that person maintains that property, they are guilty of possession of stolen property. This means that if your friend sells you a $2000.00 stereo for $100.00 (which is obviously a deal too good to be true) and you keep the property believing that it may be stolen, you could be charged with a crime. You should also keep in mind that you can say that you didn't believe that the property was stolen when you kept it; however, if a jury of twelve people think that you should have had enough common sense to know the property was stolen, you could still be convicted.

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