stolen property

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Noun1.stolen property - property that has been stolen
transferred possession, transferred property - a possession whose ownership changes or lapses
spoil - (usually plural) valuables taken by violence (especially in war); "to the victor belong the spoils of the enemy"
booty, dirty money, loot, pillage, plunder, prize, swag - goods or money obtained illegally
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The contraband and stolen property was piled in assorted heaps on the back veranda of the bungalow.
I'll have my way in the matter, and you shall take the papers, for it is no favor that I am doing you, but simply a restoration of stolen property.
He did not doubt that if he had made the retort which was on his lips when Mr Chester turned round and questioned him so keenly, he would straightway have given him into custody and had him dragged before a justice with the stolen property upon him; in which case it was as certain he would have been hung as it was that he had been born.
Higginbotham's claims on the town, determined to issue handbills, offering a reward of five hundred dollars for the apprehension of his murderers, and the recovery of the stolen property.
But it's not stealing," he exclaimed heatedly; "it's recovering stolen property.
Police in Limassol arrested a 51-year-old man on Friday night after finding a bag full of what appeared to be stolen property in his possession.
Stolen property was recovered following the thefts from properties and thefts from vehicles, all of which happened in the Billingham area.
Islamabad -- Islamabad police arrested seven outlaws and eleven beggars from various areas of the city and recovered hashish, heroin and stolen property from their possession.
ISLAMABAD -- Islamabad Police have arrested nine outlaws from various areas of the city and recovered a tampered vehicle, wine and stolen property from their possession, a police spokesman said.
PICTURES of stolen property recovered from a house in Birkenhead have been released by police in the hope they can be reunited with their rightful owners.
Joseph's Garden of Peace Cemetery has been sentenced to 61 days in jail for receiving stolen property.
THESE brothers are today behind bars for selling stolen property worth thousands online.