Battery The crime of battery is any unlawful physical contact with another person, including offensive touching. Bribery Bribery is the act of offering or receiving compensation for the purpose of influencing any person who is responsible for performing a public or legal duty.
Extortion is a crime in which one person forces another person to do something against his will, generally to give up money or other property, by threat of violence, property damage, damage to the person’s reputation, or extreme financial hardship.
Larceny is a crime involving the unlawful taking of the personal property of another person or business. It is an offence under the common law of England and became an offence in jurisdictions which incorporated the common law of England into their own law (also Statutory law).
Possession of stolen goods is a crime in which an individual has bought, been given, or acquired stolen goods anyway. In many jurisdictions, if an individual has accepted possession of goods or property and knew they were stolen, then the individual is typically charged with a misdemeanor or felony, depending on the value of the stolen goods.
Robbery is a state crime for the most part, but certain types of robberies fall under federal jurisdiction. The first kind of federal robbery is a bank robbery. Any robbery or attempted robbery of a bank, credit union or savings and loan institution constitutes a federal crime.
Animal, Birds, Fish and Plants Crimes – Animal, birds, fish and plants crimes are defined by the unlawful removal, transportation, harm, or destruction of any of these entities. This can include smuggling of wildlife and plants and abuse of living non-human beings.
But theft has a very broad legal meaning which may encompass more than one category, and multiple degrees, of crimes. Theft is often defined as the unauthorized taking of property from another with the intent to permanently deprive them of it.