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Chapter 10- Theft and Other Crimes Involving Property
Terms in this set (22)
An individual's actual physical possession of property.
The wrongful taking and carrying away of personal property in the crimes of larceny or kidnapping.
One's interest after willingly giving up temporary physical possession of property but retaining legal ownership.
Illegal use of someone else's property.
The false making or materially altering of personal property such as money or paintings, which are not subject to forgery.
The making of a false document or object that does not have any apparent legal significance.
Taking possession of property of another that has been placed in the thief's possession for safekeeping. Includes the violation of a trust.
Illegally obtaining money or other property from another by fraud or misrepresentation.
An item that is permanently affixed to the land.
The false making, materially altering, or uttering a writing that, if genuine, would either have legal efficacy or be the foundation of legal liability.
The unauthorized use of another individual's personal identity to fraudulently obtain money, goods, or services, to avoid the payment of debt, or to avoid criminal prosecution.
Property that has no intrinsic value but that represents something of value such as a property deed.
The trespassory or wrongful taking and carrying away (asportation) of the personal property of another with the intent to steal.
Larceny by trick
The crime of larceny where the owner of the property is tricked into giving possession of personal property, but not title to the property, to the offender.
Any property of value that is subject to ownership and is not land or attached to the land (fixtures)
Land and fixtures attached to the land, like houses.
The unlawful taking of property that is in the immediate possession of another by force or by threat of force. Also larceny from a person by violence or intimidation or by placing the person in fear of bodily injury or harm.
Receiving stolen property
The act of receiving property that has been stolen by another person. In some states, it is referred to as "trafficking in stolen goods."
The consolidated crimes of larceny, embezzlement, and false pretenses.
Property that has a physical form and can be touched, such as goods, furniture, and jewelry. Movable property that can be taken and carried away.
Wrongfully taking possession of property.
The offering, passing or attempted transfer of a forged instrument with the knowledge that the document is false and done with the intent to defraud.
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