Possession Of Stolen Goods Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Possession Of Stolen Goods, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Possession Of Stolen Goods?

n.An act of keeping in possesion goods that have been obtained by illegal means like theft, fraud,smuggling etc.If the person is aware that the goods are stolen then it is considered a crime but if he is innocent than the goods are returned to the actual owner.