Unformatted text preview: Intent to steal • A defense o this crime is the c laim of right (an honest belief in ownership or right to possession) • the element is difficult to prove in “joy-riding” cases since the vehicle is not intended to be kept permanently. Embezzlement • the misappropriation of property already in possession of defendant. • The unlawful conversion of the personal property of another by a person to whom it has been entrusted by or for its rightful owner. • The central feature of the crime of embezzlement is the unlawful conversion....
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- Spring '09
- Law, theft, larceny Intangible property