Retaining of Stolen Property with Compensation Case in Japan
Mr. A runs a pawn shop in Japan.
He has a friend Mr. B who commits burglary to earn a living.
Mr. A knows it and he puts goods stolen by Mr. B in pawn for him.
Since disposal of stolen goods is a difficult part, Mr. A is very helpful to Mr. B.
One day, Mr. B got arrested red handed on a charge of burglary.
At first, he kept silence to the interrogation by the police
Then he got detained, interrogation by the police has gotten more and more intense.
Finally, he talked to the police that he committed burglaries and he was putting stolen goods in pawn at the pawn shop run by Mr. A.
Then, Mr. A got arrested by the police on a charge of Retaining of Stolen Property.
The case stated above is fiction based on an actual story.
We are going to explain about Retaining of Stolen Property cases.
About Penalties and Regulations on Retaining of Stolen Property with Compensation Cases in Japan
Retaining of Stolen Property 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 retaining, Retaining of Stolen Property is not established.
Retaining of Stolen Property needs to actually retain stolen goods to be established.
In the case stated above, since Mr. A actually retained stolen goods, Retaining of Stolen Property can be established.
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