Skip to main content
50 votes

Is it a crime to "steal" your own money from a bank?

The physical cash in the bank is not your property, at least not in US law (according to Scalia). It becomes your property when the withdrawal is performed by some means specified in your contract. A ...
Therac's user avatar
  • 2,948
10 votes

Is it a crime to "steal" your own money from a bank?

The condition you set of "not committing any other crime" could be tricky. In many (most?) jurisdictions, if the bank were to leave a box full of notes in the teller hall, or even on the ...
Ralph Bolton's user avatar
7 votes
Accepted

Is imposing taxes on WhatsApp use legal or not?

Neither of those clauses has anything to do with whether a tax on the use of Whatsapp is legal: The first clause tells users that they are responsible for any taxes that may be owed. It says nothing ...
bdb484's user avatar
  • 60.6k
6 votes

Is it a crime to "steal" your own money from a bank?

Bank robbery is probably illegal in Lebanon, but one would have to sift through the penal code. Somewhere around Article 690 there is probably a law against forcibly stealing the property of another. ...
user6726's user avatar
  • 215k
4 votes

Is it a crime to "steal" your own money from a bank?

Consider the case that a bank is bankrupt. People paid one billion into savings accounts, and they have only 500 million to pay back. Everyone will lose half their money. If you put a million into ...
gnasher729's user avatar
  • 34.3k
3 votes

Is it a crime to "steal" your own money from a bank?

The root problem is that if the bank is "in trouble", the government will have proscribed a specific procedure for how its assets are to be distributed to creditors such as yourself. You are ...
Harper - Reinstate Monica's user avatar
3 votes
Accepted

Would a dual French-Lebanon citizen be expelled from Lebanon if they had entered Lebanon illegally?

If he is indeed a Lebanese citizen he cannot be deported from Lebanon. The essence of citizenship is that it is a place from which you cannot be deported. He might be punished for violating Lebanese ...
ohwilleke's user avatar
  • 220k

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible