Furtum Oblatum Law and Legal Definition
Furtum Oblatum is a Latin word meaning “offered theft” used in Roman law. It refers to a theft in which the thief offers stolen property to a person who is then found with the goods. When a stolen thing was sought and found, in the presence of witnesses, in the possession of a person, who, though might not be the thief, was liable to an action called Furti Concepti .The person found in possession of the stolen goods could bring an action against the real thief. Furtum Oblatum also means planting of stolen goods.