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Encyclopedia > Grand Theft Auto (crime)

for other meanings of Grand Theft Auto, see the Grand Theft Auto disambiguation page. Grand Theft Auto is the name of a felony in the United States of America that refers to stealing a car. ...


Grand Theft Auto (GTA) is a felony in several states in the United States of America. A felony, in many common law legal systems, is the term for a very serious crime; misdemeanors are considered to be less serious. ...


In American state law, grand theft is a felony. Individual state penal codes define when larceny or theft misdemeanors become grand and therefore a felony. Generally, the division is based on monetary value and intent. A grand theft auto felony involves the taking of an auto from its owner with the intention of keeping the auto permanently. Removing parts or items from a vehicle is a misdemeanor. But both are again often related to monetary value. Felony crimes are also subdivided into degrees relating to seriousness. For example, in California, the change is based around a dollar value of $400, although the term grand theft has actually been dropped -- the crime is now CVC A penal code can be defined as that portion of a states laws that deal with defining the elements of particular crimes and specifying the punishment for each crime. ... Larceny is a crime involving stealing. ... Theft (also known as stealing) is, in general, the wrongful taking of someone elses property without that persons willful consent. ... Misdemeanors are lesser criminal acts which are generally punished less severely than felonies; but more so than infractions. ... State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Official languages English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ...


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Grand theft auto ( GTA) is a felony crime in several states in the United States of America.
A grand theft auto felony involves the taking of an auto from its owner with the intention of keeping the auto permanently.
For example, in California, the change is based around a dollar value of $400, although the term grand theft has actually been dropped -- the crime is now CVC.
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