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609.526 PRECIOUS METAL DEALERS; RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY.
Any precious metal dealer as defined in section 325F.731, subdivision 2, or any person
employed by a precious metal dealer as defined in section 325F.731, subdivision 2, who receives,
possesses, transfers, buys, or conceals any stolen property or property obtained by robbery,
knowing or having reason to know the property was stolen or obtained by robbery, may be
sentenced as follows:
(1) if the value of the property received, bought, or concealed is $1,000 or more, to
imprisonment for not more than ten years or to payment of a fine of not more than $50,000, or
both;
(2) if the value of the property received, bought, or concealed is less than $1,000 but more
than $300, to imprisonment for not more than five years or to payment of a fine of not more
than $40,000, or both;
(3) if the value of the property received, bought, or concealed is $300 or less, to imprisonment
for not more than 90 days or to payment of a fine of not more than $1,000, or both.
Any person convicted of violating this section a second or subsequent time within a period of
one year may be sentenced as provided in clause (1).
History: 1989 c 290 art 7 s 6; 2004 c 228 art 1 s 72