Whoever, without lawful authority, receives or takes into custody any vessel, goods, or other property, feloniously taken by any robber or pirate against the laws of the United States, knowing the same to have been feloniously taken, shall be imprisoned not more than ten years.
U.S. Code § 1660. Receipt of pirate property
(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 775.)