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I recently bought something off a stranger & then the

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I recently bought something off a stranger & then the next day i got arrested & the police said the stuff was stolen. They are charging me with handling stolen goods but i didn't know it was stolen. What can i do because i don't want to get in trouble
because i didn't know it was stolen. If there is nothing i can do what will happen to me.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

Are you asking what the sentence would be?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I would like to know what the sentence would be & if there is a way of not getting in trouble as i didn't know the stuff was stolen when i bought it.
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

What is the value of the items ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
About £1,000
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

Do you have any previous convictions? If so, for what?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have convictions for shoplifting &some drugs possession charges
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

How old?

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