2013 Mississippi Code
Title 75 - REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE AND INVESTMENTS
Chapter 67 - LOANS
Article 9 - TITLE PLEDGE ACT
§ 75-67-433 - Stolen pledged property
If any pledged property from a title pledge transaction is found to be stolen and is returned to the rightful owner by law enforcement authorities and if the licensee who accepted such pledged property has complied with all of the duties and responsibilities as specified in this article during such transaction, then the rightful owner of such pledged property shall be liable to the licensee for the pledged amount if the rightful owner fails to prosecute or cooperate in the criminal prosecution related to such title loan transaction, provided that the rightful owner can prove that the stolen goods are his. It shall also be the responsibility of the licensee to assist or cooperate in the criminal prosecution related to such title pledge transaction. If the identity of a person who pawned stolen goods can be determined, the district attorney may prosecute such person for any applicable criminal violations.
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