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Crimes and Criminal Procedure, 18 U.S.C. § 2315, (National Stolen Property Act), Sale or Receipt of Stolen Goods, Securities, Moneys, or Fraudulent State Tax Stamps
National Stolen Property Act, 18 U.S.C. § 2315 (last amended 1994)
18 U.S.C. § 2315 makes it a crime, subject to a fine, up to ten years in prison, or both, to receive, possess, conceal, store, barter, sell, or dispose of goods with a value of $5,000 or more that have been transported between states or across a United States boundary, knowing that such goods are stolen, unlawfully converted, or taken.
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