receiver of stolen property

A person who receives into his possession or under his control with felonious intent any stolen goods or chattels with knowledge that they have been stolen. Watts v People, 204 Ill 233, 240, 68 NE 563. See receiving stolen property.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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