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Is it haram to buy a iPhone someone found?

No, it's not right to buy that phone (that you know is a lost phone). If you didn't know the truth it would have been OK to buy it, but now that you know it's 100% wrong to buy it.
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Will the hand of a Jew be cut for stealing?

The default rule is that Dhimmis are subject to all the laws of Islam, with only minor exceptions (personal religious matters such as the drinking of wine). Theft is not an exception but rather ...
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Is there a hadith "He who buys the stolen property, with the knowledge that it was stolen, shares in the sin and shame of stealing" and is it sahih?

The hadith indeed is compilled in sunan al-Bayhaqi al-Kubra (via two chains he seems to mention to other chains of the hadith of Sufyan a-Thawri via at-Tabarani and abi Hatim, so maybe both have ...
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Can the poor be punished for stealing out of poverty?

The Hadd punishment for theft is enforced on the fulfillment of various conditions regarding the thief, the victim, the object and the location in which the object was kept. It is waived under certain ...
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Is it haram to buy a iPhone someone found?

In my opinion do not buy it as your friend can return this mobile to the real person as the mobile phone will have contact numbers and sim in it, He did not try to return this, So it may also ...
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How to compensate and give back what I've stolen?

قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ص رُفِعَ الْقَلَمُ عَنْ ثَلَاثَةٍ عَنِ النَّائِمِ حَتَّى يَسْتَيْقِظَ وَ عَنِ الْمَجْنُونِ حَتَّى يُفِيقَ وَ عَنِ الطِّفْلِ حَتَّى يَحْتَلِمَ The Prophet (peace be upon him) ...
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Is getting unauthorized discounts on store products haraam?

There are a lot of questions here. If your friend is stealing (because it is undeniably stealing) and you know it, and you eat what he stole, then yes, it is forbidden. I might add "obviously". I ...
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If someone stole something before converting to Islam, what should they do with what they stole?

here's two things to consider. firstly, the sin of stealing something, not the stolen object itself. When mentioned "all sins are forgiven", that includes this sin. Then, the stolen object itself. ...
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Removing curse on me after I did bad

It is a very simple 3 step process: Return the money you stole from her, if possible apologize to her Repent - ask Allah for forgiveness Seek professional help for the compulsive behavior so that it ...
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What is the punishment for stealing from my parents?

I am assuming that you are asking about the legal punishment that is enforced by the state, as otherwise there is no prescribed way to educate or discipline children. I think parents might try to ...
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Hypothetical question (please read it properly before answering)

A person can do what they must to survive, to avert death.. even if that means stealing food when in dire situations. It's even reported that the rightly guided caliph Umar ibn Al Khattab رضي الله عنه ...
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How to repent for stealing in my childhood?

As a general Islamic rule, (even if you stole something before the age of puberty), a person who has stolen something, he/she is Zamen (responsible) for the thing that has stolen. Actually he ought to ...
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Is back dating receipts or creating a fictious business for money haram?

The money (furlough) that the government is paying out is totally halal so long as it is paid back in time to avoid any interest, as interest is haraam. However, you then go on to say that if you were ...
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How to pay back when the person you stole from refuse to take the money?

if any of the loan you guys took and it had to do with interest even if it was one percent it would be haram The Prophet, , said: "A dirham of riba which a man receives knowingly is worse than ...
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Should i cut my hands off?

Any hadd punishment (Such as for stealing, murder, etc.) can only be done by the proper authorities. I recommend you ask forgiveness from Allah and return any money you stole from your parents. If you ...
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Is it haram to be with friends that steal

There are ahaadeeth from the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) which encourage us to choose our friends wisely, because of the influence that a friend may have on one’s attitude ...
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A friend has stolen item and is it haram to hold something stolen

In general any individual involved in a sinful act or assists in a sinful act will be accountable to varying degrees. The primary reason for this is holding onto the item is encouraging the haram ...
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Will I be held responsible if I bought a second-hand phone which may have been stolen?

you are not responsible for that. the quran states: And no soul earns evil but only against itself; nor does any bearer of burden bear the burden of another. Quran 6:164 as long as you are not the ...
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Are white-collar crimes punishable under sharia?

There is something called Tazeer, where a state or court can declare a punishment for a crime that doesn't have a divinely sanctioned punishment. In practice most Islamic countries have legislation to ...
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Is the government responsible for money stolen from libraries?

Every soul, for what it has earned, will be retained (74:38) Here are two issues so each party would be blamed for what they are responsible for, you for stealing and those who are corrupt for their ...
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What should I do to make amends for stealing money before I hit puberty when I cannot find the person I stole from?

Your former martial arts teacher is not the only person in the world. It is good that you realized you did something wrong. If you cannot find him, though, do some good deeds to other people, even ...
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Is it okay to steal something from your thief?

Stealing from your thief (aside from recovering your own football) is not a good idea (Islamically, legally, or practically). Theft is a sin---this is uncontested. So the question is essentially ...
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What is the punishment for someone who pirates digital files?

Hadd punishments can't be prescribed for piracy because this kind of theft is not like normal theft. There is no witness for this. The only evidence is the computer records. The Islamic goverments ...

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