Simple larceny

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Related to Simple larceny: Asportation, petty larceny
that which is not accompanied with any aggravating circumstances.
(Law) See under Larceny.

See also: Larceny, Simple

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More to the point, although simple larceny statutes distinguish penalties based on the value of the stolen property, robbery statutes do not because the additional penalty is unrelated to the value of property.
95) provides an unusually messy investigation for the seasoned Nero Wolfe: one which moves quickly from simple larceny to murder.
So we view it as simple larceny for someone to take our designs and copy them.