Fraudulent Use of Credit Card – Orlando Criminal Attorney

Cases involving credit card fraud have significant penalties. If you have been arrested for a criminal offense involving credit card fraud you should speak with an experienced criminal defense attorney at your earliest opportunity to learn about your rights and the defenses that may be available to you.

Fraudulent Use of Credit Card:

A person who, with intent to defraud the issuer or a person or organization providing money, goods, services, or anything else of value or any other person, uses, for the purpose of obtaining money, goods, services, or anything else of value, a credit card obtained or retained in violation of this part or a credit card which he or she knows is forged, or who obtains money, goods, services, or anything else of value by representing, without the consent of the cardholder, that he or she is the holder of a specified card or by representing that he or she is the holder of a card and such card has not in fact been issued commits the crime of fraudulent use of credit card.

Fraudulent Use of Credit Card Criminal Penalties:

If there are two or less violations in a six month period and the amount of the fraud is less than $100 it is a first degree misdemeanor punishable by up to 1 year in the county jail.

If there are more than two violations in a six month period and the amount of the fraud is $100 or more it is a third degree felony punishable by up

Experienced Orlando Criminal Attorney:

If you or a loved one has been arrested for fraudulent use of a credit card, contact and experienced criminal attorney today. In many criminal cases, a properly prepared defense by a criminal lawyer will result in either reduced penalties, reduced charges, or a dismissal of the charges. Even in criminal cases where the evidence of guilt is overwhelming, a properly prepared defense and presentation of mitigating circumstances by an Orlando criminal lawyer can result in significant decreases in the penalties you receive.

Florida Statutes – Fraudulent Use of Credit Card:

Speak with an Orlando criminal lawyer or review the following Florida Statutes for more information on credit card fraud:

Florida Statute 817.481 – Credit cards; obtaining goods by use of false, expired, etc.; penalty.
Florida Statute 817.60 – Theft; obtaining credit card through fraudulent means.
Florida Statute 817.61 – Fraudulent use of credit cards.
Florida Statute 817.612 – Expired or revoked credit cards.
Florida Statute 817.62 – Fraud by person authorized to provide goods or services.
Florida Statute 817.625 – Use of scanning device or reencoder to defraud; penalties.
Florida Statute 817.631 – Possession and transfer of credit-card-making equipment.
Florida Statute 817.645 – Alteration of credit card invoice; penalties.
Florida Statute 817.65 – Defenses not available.
Florida Statute 817.67 – Penalties.

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