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Property crime is a crime against property


When an offender steals or takes another person’s property without permission by means of violence or threatening with violence, it is called robbery. Aggravated robbery is when, for example, a firearm or bladed weapon is used. If the victim of the robbery is, for example, a bus or taxi driver, who is unable to defend him-/herself due to their position, it is a case of aggravated robbery. Attemped robbery is also punishable.

Civil wrong

If you lose or damage another person’s property, it is a case of civil wrong. If major damage is caused, it is a case of aggravated civil wrong.


If you steal another person’s property, it is a case of theft. When the stolen property is valuable, causes substanial harm to the victim, the victim’s helpless state is exploited, the offender uses a weapon or other dangerous item or breaks into another home, it is a case of aggravated theft.

Petty theft

If the value of the stolen property or the overall act is minor, it is a case of petty thef.


Treason is an act, where the offender steals money or other property that is already in his/her posession. It is a case of minor treason if the stolen property is not very valuable or the overall act is minor. It is a case of aggravated treason, if the subject of the crime is very valuable property or a large amount of funds, significant harm is caused to the victim of crime or the offender exploits a particularly responsible position.


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