Richmond Virginia Defense Attorneys
Credit Card Theft – Credit Card Fraud
Credit Card fraud in Virginia is treated as a very serious crime.
Credit card fraud occurs when a person fraudulently obtain, takes, signs, uses, sells, buys or forges someone else’s credit or debit card or their card information.
Another form of credit card fraud is selling something to someone knowing that the credit card being used to pay for the item or services is illegally obtained or being used without authorization.
Each time a credit card or debit card transaction occurs without authorization of the real owner can constitute as a new criminal act in Virginia. Thus, if an illegally obtained credit card is used for five different transactions, each transaction is criminal act. Therefore, each of five transactions can result in a separate charge in Virginia.
Due to the high rate of credit card fraud in Virginia, unlike other types of theft crimes in Virginia, regardless of the value of the transaction, each transaction is usually classified as a felony.
If you wish to speak with a Richmond, Virginia criminal credit card fraud defense attorney, please call us at 888-437-7747 or contact us via our on line form.
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Our Richmond, Virginia criminal defense attorneys defend criminal cases in the following jurisdictions:
Caroline, Hanover, Herico, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Sussex, Greensville, New Kent, King William, Charles City, James City, Surry, York & Emporia.