Receiving of Stolen Property with Compensation Case in Japan
Mr. A works at a company in Japan.
Mr. A has a friend Mr. B and they are friends from college.
Mr. B does not have stable job and Mr. A knows how Mr. B makes a living, which is burglary.
Mr. A never blames him for burglary, if anything he buys stolen goods from Mr. B.
Because he thought it helps Mr. B makes a living and also it makes Mr. B less likely to get arrested.
But one day, Mr. B got arrested red handed on a charge of burglary.
Then, Mr. A got arrested by the police on a charge of Receiving of Stolen Property with Compensation.
The case stated above is fiction based on an actual story.
We are going to explain about Receiving of Stolen Property with Compensation cases.
About Penalties and Regulations on Receiving of Stolen Property with Compensation Cases in Japan
Receiving of Stolen Property with Compensation becomes a violation of Penal Code.
Article 256 (2) of Penal Code stipulates that a person who transports, retains or receives with compensation or arranges disposal for compensation, property provided for in the preceding paragraph shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than 10 years and a fine of not more than 500,000 yen.
In a case where a person just agreed with someone who stole goods on purchasing, Receiving of Stolen Property with Compensation is not established, even if there is a contract.
Receiving of Stolen Property with Compensation needs to actually receive stolen goods to be established.
On the other hand, payment for stolen goods is not required.
In the case stated above, since Mr. A actually received stolen goods, Receiving of Stolen Property with Compensation can be established.
Criminal Defense Attorneys for Receiving of Stolen Property with Compensation Cases in Japan
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