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What is the Difference Between Misdemeanor Larceny and Shoplifting in North Carolina?

Misdemeanor larceny and shoplifting are not the same crime in North Carolina, but are very similar. Misdemeanor larceny is Class 1 misdemeanor; shoplifting is a Class 3 misdemeanor. This means the punishment for misdemeanor larceny is higher than the punishment for misdemeanor shoplifting.  Larceny is the act of taking personal property in the possession of

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