If a convicted felon who is a fugitive is living in your home can criminal charges be brought against those living in the home?
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Re: Harboring Fugitives
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Yes. You have answered your own question in your title. Florida Statutes states in 944.46 Harboring, concealing, aiding escaped prisoners; penalty. —
Whoever harbors, conceals, maintains, or assists, or gives any other aid to any prisoner after his or her escape from any state correctional institution, knowing that he or she is an escaped prisoner, shall be guilty of a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s.
775.083, or s. 775.084.
Be very careful as this is not a wise choice and may subject you to severe criminal penalties.
Scott R. Jay, Esq.
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