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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 60A: Stolen trade secrets; buying or selling

Section 60A. Whoever buys, receives, conceals, stores, barters, sells or disposes of any trade secret, or pledges or accepts as security for a loan any trade secret, regardless of value, knowing the same to have been stolen, unlawfully converted, or taken, shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than five years or by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars and imprisonment in jail for not more than two years. The term ''trade secret'' as used in this section shall have the same meaning as is set forth in section thirty.