billryan
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May 9th, 2022 at 6:48:52 AM permalink
" People who take another person's property with no intention or effort to return it to the owner face Nevada theft charges. The law requires finders of lost property must make reasonable efforts to track down the owner before they can keep the property for themselves."

Common defenses could be
lack of knowledge the item was lost- difficult to prove when you find money on the floor

You can claim you didn't intend to keep it and are holding it for the rightful owner.
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May 9th, 2022 at 10:23:38 AM permalink
And another pissing contest drones on.

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May 9th, 2022 at 10:40:33 AM permalink
I'm going to split off the "found $1200" discussion as soon as I can, unless one of my esteemed counterparts beats me to it.
Not sure if I'm seeing a database error or just a limitation on my client, but I can't effect the split right now. (Still delayed away from the office.)
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May 9th, 2022 at 11:37:47 AM permalink
Quote: Dieter

I'm going to split off the "found $1200" discussion as soon as I can, unless one of my esteemed counterparts beats me to it.
Not sure if I'm seeing a database error or just a limitation on my client, but I can't effect the split right now. (Still delayed away from the office.)
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I think this hypothetical discussion is over.
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May 10th, 2022 at 6:11:24 AM permalink
Split effected. Sorry for taking so long. Thanks Miro.
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May 10th, 2022 at 6:47:45 AM permalink
We can probably close the thread now. We’ve established people have trouble distinguishing between actions that violate their moral code and an analysis of whether the action fits within a particular criminal statute.
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billryan
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May 10th, 2022 at 6:59:29 AM permalink
What I see is a couple of people who keep making up wild scenarios to try and make up for the fact that the law simply isn't on their side. In other words, just another routine thread at the WOV.
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billryan
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May 10th, 2022 at 7:02:03 AM permalink
I was looking through the Red Rum employee manual and noticed there is nothing in it about employees murdering people while on duty. Therefore, I must conclude that one could legally murder someone there. After all, it isn't against the casino policy.
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May 10th, 2022 at 7:02:38 AM permalink
I was looking through the Red Rum employee manual and noticed there is nothing in it about employees murdering people while on duty. Therefore, I must conclude that one could legally murder someone there. After all, it isn't against the casino policy.
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May 10th, 2022 at 7:28:09 AM permalink
Quote: unJon

We can probably close the thread now. We’ve established people have trouble distinguishing between actions that violate their moral code and an analysis of whether the action fits within a particular criminal statute.
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I'm sure everything has its mode of discovery.

Rather than ponder let me just state a fact.

I left $1300+ in a slot machine after winning a very large jackpot. Got paid and forgot I had credits in the game still. The amount is close enough to the $1200 this lady found at the red Rock and while not on the floor(it was in the gaming machine) I see little difference in the simple fact that money was left behind in the casino and it was unintentional (, I don't think anyone thinks$1200 was purposefully left on the floor).

It's a fact that I realized my mistake and returned to the game and the money was gone

It's a fact that I contacted casino security and they confirmed who took the money and contacted the police.

And it's a fact that this July I have a Zoom trial date set with myself as plaintiff against this person.

Now the only real difference I see is this person didn't ask a slot attendant if it was okay to cash out the abandoned credits. Point of fact, for all I know that may actually be his argument.

What do you think will happen if he says this July that he asked the slots attendant passing by if he could cash out money he saw in the slot machine and was given the okay? Do you feel I have lost my case if that's the testimony?

Do you think if the slots attendant came forward two years ago (that's how long it's taken for this trial to happen) and said she gave permission for that guy to leave with my money casino security would have said I was out of luck because it was casino policy to give permission to people to keep abandoned cash?

Taking abandoned money in a casino whether on the floor or at a slot can lead to charges and that isn't my opinion. I have a case pending in court right now. So it's a fact!
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