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Criminal Resource Manual 1327 Elements -- First Paragraph Of 18 U.S.C. 2315

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Elements—First Paragraph of 18 U.S.C. § 2315

The elements of the offense contained in the the first paragraph of 18 U.S.C. § 2315 are that the defendant: (1) received, possessed, concealed, stored, bartered, sold, or disposed of; (2) goods, wares, merchandise, securities or money having the value of $5,000 or more; (3) which have crossed a state or United States boundary after being stolen, unlawfully converted,or taken; (4) knowing same to have been stolen, unlawfully converted, or taken.
This paragraph also prohibits the pledging or accepting as security for a loan any goods, wares, merchandise, or securities of the value of $500 or more, which have crossed a state or United States boundary after being stolen, unlawfully converted, or taken, knowing same to have been stolen, unlawfully converted, or taken.

[cited in USAM 9-61.200]

Updated February 19, 2015