Joe, the owner of a small hardware store, is desparate need of money to pay off his gambling debts. To obtain the money =, he burns down his store and attempts to collect the insurance proceeds. The fire, however, also spreads to he next building, which houses a family. One person dies and three others are injured. What crimes has Joe committed? Is Joe liable civilly, criminally, or both?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 10:52 pm ad1c9bdddf
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