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Crimes and Criminal Procedure, 18 U.S.C. § 2314, (National Stolen Property Act), Transportation of Stolen Goods, Securities, Moneys, Fraudulent State Tax Stamps, or Articles Used in Counterfeiting

National Stolen Property Act, 18 U.S.C. § 2314 (last amended 1994)


The National Stolen Property Act, 18 U.S.C. §2314, is a penal statute making trade, receipt, and possession of stolen goods in interstate commerce valued at more than $ 5,000, a criminal violation subject to a fine, up to ten years in prison, or both.

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