Originally Posted by Daithi
Someone is going to get hurt. There is just no way around it. So which one should it be? The person who was robbed or the person who bought stolen property?
Exactly, and there does not seem to be any obvious right answer to that question. Diffferent legal system makes different choices. And the choice is probably influences by how the legal system works and other laws.
And if the good faith buyer own the item you can always try to buy it back or the insurance company can do that.