Transportation of Stolen Property Case in Japan
Mr. A has an friend Mr. B.
Since Mr. B is much older than Mr. A and Mr. A is scared of Mr. B, Mr. B often have Mr. A do things.
Mr. B makes living by burglary and Mr. A knew it too, although Mr. A did not get involved in it.
But one day, a partner who helps Mr. B to dispose of stolen goods got arrested.
So Mr. B asked Mr. A to carry stolen goods to a pawn shop.
Before Mr. A accepts the offer, he made sure that this is just one time.
On the day, Mr. B finished burglary and handed over stolen goods to Mr. A.
Then Mr. A brought them to a pawn shop.
But the owner of the pawn shop got suspicious about Mr. A’s behavior and made a phone call to the police.
Then Mr. A got arrested by the police on a charge of Transportation of Stolen Property.
The case stated above is fiction based on an actual story.
We are going to explain about Transportation of Stolen Property cases.
About Penalties and Regulations on Transportation of Stolen Property Cases in Japan
Transportation 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 transportation, Transportation of Stolen Property is not established.
Transportation of Stolen Property needs to actually transport stolen goods to be established.
In the case stated above, since Mr. A actually transported stolen goods, Transportation of Stolen Property can be established.
Criminal Defense Attorneys for Transportation of Stolen Property Cases in Japan
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