A. An agent who holds a principal’s power of attorney pursuant to title 14, chapter 5, article 5 and who uses or manages the principal’s assets or property with the intent to unlawfully deprive that person of the asset or property is guilty of theft.
Terms Used In Arizona Laws 13-1815
- deprive: means to withhold the property interest of another either permanently or for so long a time period that a substantial portion of its economic value or usefulness or enjoyment is lost, to withhold with the intent to restore it only on payment of any reward or other compensation or to transfer or dispose of it so that it is unlikely to be recovered. See Arizona Laws 13-1801
- person: means a human being and, as the context requires, an enterprise, a public or private corporation, an unincorporated association, a partnership, a firm, a society, a government, a governmental authority or an individual or entity capable of holding a legal or beneficial interest in property. See Arizona Laws 13-105
- property: means any thing of value, tangible or intangible, including trade secrets. See Arizona Laws 13-1801
B. A violation of this section carries the same classification as theft pursuant to section 13-1802.