Kathy Has Decided to Spend Some Money on Herself and Goes

Question 128
Essay

Kathy has decided to spend some money on herself and goes out to purchase a big screen television and a home theater system.She goes to Best Circuit,a national chain and sees the exact television she wants and it's on sale.She purchases the television for cash and then looks at the home theater systems.She sees a few that she likes and one that she loves.Unfortunately the one she loves is more than her budget allows so she decides to wait until it goes on sale.The next day she's mentions home theatre system to a coworker who tells her that she knows someone that sells home theater systems very inexpensively.She calls this "friend" who meets her at lunch time and has the theater system she wants in the trunk of his car.It's in a sealed box and the price is 25% off what Best Circuit sells it for.Kathy purchases the system for cash and takes it home.A week later,the police show up at her door.It seems that Best Circuit paid the manufacturer with a bounced check when obtaining the television.The "friend" turned out to be a thief that sold her a stolen theater system.Does Jan get to keep the television and home theater system or must she relinquish them?