Title 76 Chapter 6 Section 1003

Utah Criminal Code
Offenses Against Property
Section 1003
Mail theft -- Penalties.

            

76-6-1003.   Mail theft -- Penalties.

            (1) A person commits the crime of mail theft if the person:

            (a) knowingly, and with the intent to deprive another:

            (i) takes, destroys, hides, or embezzles mail; or

            (ii) obtains any mail by fraud or deception; or

            (b) buys, receives, conceals, or possesses mail and knows or reasonably should have known that the mail was unlawfully taken or obtained.

            (2) Mail theft is a:

            (a) felony of the second degree if the value of the mail is or exceeds $5,000;

            (b) felony of the third degree if the value of the mail is or exceeds $1,000, but is less than $5,000 in value; and

            (c) class A misdemeanor if the value of the mail is less than $1,000 in value or the value cannot be ascertained.


Amended by Chapter 340, 2004 General Session