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Dealing With Property Suspected of Being Proceeds of Crime

Fraud Offences – VIC

Welcome to the VIC Dealing with property suspected of being proceeds of crime article page. Everything you need to know about Dealing with property suspected of being proceeds of crime according to VIC law.

What the Law States according to VIC Law for Dealing with property suspected of being proceeds of crime

According to VIC Law for the charge of Dealing with property suspected of being proceeds of crime,

Crimes Act 1958 – SECT 195
Dealing with property suspected of being proceeds of crime

195. Dealing with property suspected of being proceeds of crime

A person who deals with property if there are reasonable grounds to suspect that the property is proceeds of crime is guilty of a summary offence and liable to level 7 imprisonment (2 years maximum).

The Maximum Penalty – Dealing with property suspected of being proceeds of crime

According to VIC Law for the charge of Dealing with property suspected of being proceeds of crime, 2 years.

What the Police must prove according to VIC Law for Dealing with property suspected of being proceeds of crime

1. That the defendant has dealt with property
2. That there are reasonable grounds to suspect that the property is proceeds of crime

Possible Defences under VIC Law – Dealing with property suspected of being proceeds of crime

1. Factual dispute
2. Legitimate purpose
3. Lack of intent

In VIC which court will hear the matter – Dealing with property suspected of being proceeds of crime

Magistrates’ Court

Street Names for Dealing with property suspected of being proceeds of crime

Handling goods stolen, possess goods stolen

 

Date: 09/01/2009

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