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Q: Is receiving goods presented as stolen , and receiving stolen goods the same thing, is an indictment required?

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answered on Jul 15, 2021

Not exactly. SC Code 16-13-180 addresses both "receiving stolen goods" and "receiving or possessing property represented by law enforcement as stolen". While they fall under the same statute and carry the same penalties, the elements of each offense are a bit different.... View More

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