(1) A person commits the crime of fraudulent use of a credit card if, with intent to injure or defraud, the person uses a credit card for the purpose of obtaining property or services with knowledge that:
(a) The card is stolen or forged; or
(b) The card has been revoked or canceled; or
(c) For any other reason the use of the card is unauthorized by either the issuer or the person to whom the credit card is issued.
(2) “Credit card” means a card, booklet, credit card number or other identifying symbol or instrument evidencing an undertaking to pay for property or services delivered or rendered to or upon the order of a designated person or bearer.
(3) The value of single credit card transactions may be added together if the transactions were committed:
(a) Against multiple victims within a 30-day period; or
(b) Against the same victim within a 180-day period.
(4) Fraudulent use of a credit card is:
(a) A Class A misdemeanor if the aggregate total amount of property or services the person obtains or attempts to obtain is under $750.
(b) A Class C felony if the aggregate total amount of property or services the person obtains or attempts to obtain is $750 or more. [1971 c.743 §160; 1973 c.133 §7; 1987 c.907 §11; 1993 c.680 §26]Section: Previous 165.032 165.035 165.037 165.040 165.042 165.045 165.047 165.055 165.065 165.070 165.072 165.074 165.075 165.080 165.085 Next
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