Theft

Oct. 20 2017

Know Your Rights in Illinois When Accused of Shoplifting

Know Your Rights in Illinois When Accused of Shoplifting
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Know Your Rights in Illinois When Accused of Shoplifting

Shoplifting is often seen as a small crime, but a shoplifting accusation can have big consequences. For that reason, it’s important to understand the shoplifting laws here in Illinois and to know your rights if you’re facing a shoplifting allegation.…

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Mar. 21 2017

When Is Theft a Federal Crime?

When Is Theft a Federal Crime
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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When Is Theft a Federal Crime

Stealing doesn’t seem like it should be a federal crime. After all, why should the feds get involved if someone rips off a Walmart or takes another person’s car?

It is true that, for the most part, the feds don’t …

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Dec. 21 2016

Simple Package Theft Leads to Felony Charge in Illinois

Simple Package Theft Leads to Felony Charge in Illinois
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Simple Package Theft Leads to Felony Charge in Illinois

This is the biggest time of the year for shipping and delivering packages as online shopping becoming the new way to get all of your holiday shopping done in one sitting.

With so many unattended packages sitting out on doorsteps …

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Dec. 1 2016

Do You Literally HAVE to Steal? Kleptomania and Other Theft Defenses

Literally Have to Steal - Kleptomania and Other Theft Defenses
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Literally Have to Steal - Kleptomania and Other Theft Defenses

Let’s face it: everyone has had the temptation to steal from time to time. Maybe you were eyeing a sought-after item that you couldn’t afford. Or your friends were pressuring you to steal and “be cool.” Or you were seeking …

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