It depends upon the value of the property.
It dpends on the law of your state, which you haven't supplied in the question.
The penalty for receiving stolen property is imprisonment for not more than 10 years or a fine of not more than $15,000.00 or 3 times the value of the property purchased, received, possessed, or concealed, whichever is greater, or both an imprisonment and a fine if the property purchased, received, possessed, or concealed has a value of $20,000.00 or more.
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.
receiving stolen property
"Rationales?" How about GREED.
you can get the charge of posetion of stolen property and yes get into trouble.
Varies in different states, but usually depends upon the dollar amount and the type of the stolen property.
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.
You were found to be in possession of stolen property. It's also known in other jurisictions as "Receiving Stolen Property."
If you took that money and now know it was stolen, yes you can be prosecuted under the law. Now you have become an accessory to the fact (receiving stolen property).
An eye for an eye. A tooth for a tooth.
The goods must be received for a dishonest purpose. Therefore, a person who receives stolen property for the purpose of returning it to its owner or to proper authorities is not guilty of receiving stolen property.
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: http://pelleylawgroup.com/practice-areas/property-crimes/possession-of-stolen-property/
Attempted Receiving Stolen Property
It could be a misdemeanor or a felony based on the dollar value of the stolen article.
It is not a crime in Texas to possess stolen property. Check the Texas Penal Statutes, Chapter 31. Only if you deprive the owner of the property knowing it was stolen have you committed a crime.
No, although it would be a "stretch" for authorities they might be able to charge the passenger as an accessory to a crime if the person knew about the theft and the stolen property being transported in the vehicle they were riding in. Receiving stolen property means the person accepting the items was aware of the fact that those items were not the lawful property of the presenter and were obtained during the commission of a crime.
That IS the charge. It is a felony offense.
I would say yes because what if the person who received the property did not know it was stolen? Would you want to be able to contest something against you if you knew it wasn't true? I know I would, so just think about it. If you got wrongfully charged with receiving stolen property and you didn't know the property was stolen when you received it, wouldn't you want to be able to contest the charge??
Yes Whether or not you actually took the property from the owner, you accepted the goods from someone in order to be in a position to pawn them. You are in receipt of that property and therefore liable to answer the charge. Even if you did not know the property was stolen.
If it can be proven that you knew the items you pawned were stolen property you could be charged with Receiving Stolen Property (i.e.: being a 'fence'). If you pawned items that weren't yours, you MUST have known there was something fishy about it.
Yes, it is POSSIBLE, and you might be charged unless you can convince the investigating authorities that you truly did not know it and/or why you did not ask about it. If you are charged with Receiving Stolen Property the prosecution will have to prove that you knowingly accepted (received) the stolen goods.
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Commonly knowns as "a fence. They could be charged with "Receiving Stolen Property" and/or "Accessory After the Fact."