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Civil Theft through Unauthorized Use of Funds

Civil theft exists when the criminal state of mind—to permanently deprive the owner of the benefit of their property—exists. E.g., In re Est. of Chavez, 2022 COA 89M, ¶ 47 (Colo. App. Aug. 25, 2022). When a perpetrator takes money in an unauthorized manner, post-hoc characterizations, such as calling it “safe keeping,” do not exculpate […]

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