When is $10,000 not $10,000, and when does larceny require deceit? NY Grand larceny 4th degree and the aggravated felony theft grounds

When is $10,000 not $10,000, and when does larceny require deceit? NY Grand larceny 4th degree and the aggravated felony theft grounds

Caravaggio, The Cardsharps, 1594. New York Penal Law § 155.30, Grand larceny in the fourth degree (a class E felony), is triggered when a person steals property of a certain value or substance.  Does this violation implicate the aggravated felony ground of removability––just about the most severe punishment under the immigration laws? We recently spent…