Receiving stolen property

 

 

Massachusetts General Law Chapter 266, Section 60 governs the receipt of stolen property. The law states as follows:

 

 

Section 60.  "Whoever buys, receives or aids in the concealment of stolen or embezzled property, knowing it to have been stolen or embezzled, or whoever with intent to defraud buys, receives or aids in the concealment of property, knowing it to have been obtained from a person by a false pretense of carrying on business and dealing in the ordinary course of trade..."

 

 

Penalty

 

First Offense, if property value is less then $250, then the punishment is imprisonment in jail for not more then 2 1/2 years or by fine of not more then $250. or if second or subsequent offense, or if the value is over $250, punishment shall be state prison for not more then 5 years, or imprisonment in jail for not more then 2 1/2 years or by fine of not more then $500. 

 

 

 
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