what is a moral turpitude crime
The following is according to Wikipedia.
The following are crimes that are classified as crimes of moral turpitude:
There are four categories, Crimes Against Property, Against Government Authority, Against People, Family or Sexual Morality, and Crimes Involving Attempts, Aiding, Abetting, Accessories and Conspiracy.
These can include: Fraud: * Making false representation * Knowledge of such false representation by the perpetrator * Reliance on the false representation by the person defrauded * An intent to defraud * The actual act of committing fraud
Evil intent: * Arson * Blackmail * Burglary * Embezzlement * Extortion * False pretenses * Forgery * Fraud * Larceny (grand or petty) * Malicious destruction of property * Receiving stolen goods (with guilty knowledge) * Robbery * Theft (when it involves the intention of permanent taking) * Transporting stolen property (with guilty knowledge)
Against Government Authority: * Bribery * Counterfeiting * Fraud against revenue or other government functions * Mail fraud * Perjury * Harboring a fugitive from justice (with guilty knowledge) * Tax evasion (willful)
Against People, Family or Sexual Morality: * Abandonment of a minor child (if willful and resulting in the destitution of the child) * Adultery (see INA 101** repealed by Public Law 97-116) * Assault (this crime is broken down into several categories, which involve moral turpitude): o Assault with intent to kill, commit rape, commit robbery or commit serious bodily harm o Assault with a dangerous or deadly weapon * Bigamy * Contributing to the delinquency of a minor * Gross indecency * Incest (if the result of an improper sexual relationship) * Kidnapping * Lewdness * Manslaughter: o Voluntary o Involuntary, where the statute requires proof of recklessness * Mayhem * Murder * Pandering * Prostitution * Rape (including “Statutory rape” by virtue of the victim's age) * Sodomy
Crimes Involving Attempts, Aiding, Abetting, Accessories and Conspiracy: * An attempt to commit a crime deemed to involve moral turpitude * Aiding and abetting in the commission of a crime deemed to involve moral turpitude * Being an accessory (before or after the fact) in the commission of a crime deemed to involve moral turpitude * Taking part in a conspiracy (or attempting to take part in a conspiracy) to commit a crime involving moral turpitude
It is a legal concept in the USA, which refers to "conduct that is considered contrary to community standards of justice, honesty, or good morals. Sue...good luck