Legal Question in Criminal Law in Illinois

If i shoplifted from my employer three years ago, could i still be prosecuted now?

Asked on 7/31/13, 4:45 pm

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Chen Kasher Chen Kasher
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This is highly fact-specific, but the general rule is that such crimes can only be prosecuted within 18 months:

http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/fulltext.asp?DocName=072000050K3-5

(720 ILCS 5/3-5)

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Answered on 7/31/13, 10:26 pm

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