receiving stolen property
n.
The crime of receiving and accepting property or goods known to be stolen; see also fence

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


receiving stolen property

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


receiving stolen property
The offense of acquiring goods with the knowledge that they have been stolen, extorted, embezzled, or unlawfully taken in any manner.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


receiving stolen property
The offense of acquiring goods with the knowledge that they have been stolen, extorted, embezzled, or unlawfully taken in any manner.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • receiving stolen property — receiving stolen goods or property Criminal offense of receiving any property with the knowledge that it has been feloniously, or unlawfully stolen, taken, extorted, obtained, embezzled, or disposed of. Receiving stolen property a statutory crime …   Black's law dictionary

  • receiving stolen property — A criminal offense in receiving stolen goods, knowing them to have been stolen in some jurisdictions a substantive crime, indictable and punishable as an offense separate and distinct from the larceny itself. In other jurisdictions an accessorial …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • receiving stolen property — criminal act of receiving stolen goods …   English contemporary dictionary

  • receiving stolen goods — or property Criminal offense of receiving any property with the knowledge that it has been feloniously, or unlawfully stolen, taken, extorted, obtained, embezzled, or disposed of. Receiving stolen property a statutory crime separate from the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • receiving stolen goods or property — Criminal offense of receiving any property with the knowledge that it has been feloniously, or unlawfully stolen, taken, extorted, obtained, embezzled, or disposed of. Receiving stolen property a statutory crime separate from the crime involved… …   Black's law dictionary

  • receiving stolen goods — Same as receiving stolen property …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • receiver of stolen property — A person who receives into his possession or under his control with felonious intent any stolen goods or chattels with knowledge that they have been stolen. Watts v People, 204 Ill 233, 240, 68 NE 563. See receiving stolen property …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • property — prop·er·ty n pl ties [Anglo French propreté proprieté, from Latin proprietat proprietas, from proprius own, particular] 1: something (as an interest, money, or land) that is owned or possessed see also asset, estate, interest …   Law dictionary

  • property — prop|er|ty [ prapərti ] noun *** 1. ) uncount things, especially valuable things, that are owned by someone: personal property: The books are my personal property. intellectual property: A patent is a form of intellectual property. stolen… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • property */*/*/ — UK [ˈprɒpə(r)tɪ] / US [ˈprɑpərtɪ] noun Word forms property : singular property plural properties 1) [uncountable] things, especially valuable things, that are owned by someone personal property: The books are my personal property. stolen property …   English dictionary

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