TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-49
Credit Card Crime Act

SECTION 11-49-5


§ 11-49-5 Fraud by person authorized to provide goods or services.

(a) Illegally obtained or illegally possessed credit card; forge. A person who is authorized by an issuer to furnish money, goods, services, or anything else of value upon presentation of a credit card by the cardholder or any agent or employees of the person who, with intent to defraud the issuer or the cardholder, furnishes money, goods, services, or anything else of value upon presentation of a credit card obtained or retained in violation of this law or a credit card which he or she knows is forged, expired, or revoked, violates this subsection and is subject to the penalties set forth in § 11-49-10(a), if the value of all money, goods, services, and other things of value furnished in violation of this subsection does not exceed one hundred dollars ($100) in any six (6) month period. The violator is subject to the penalties set forth in § 11-49-10(b) if the value does exceed one hundred dollars ($100) in any six (6) month period.

(b) Misrepresentation to issuer. A person who is authorized by an issuer to furnish money, goods, services, or anything else of value upon presentation of a credit card by the cardholder or any agent or employee of the person who, with intent to defraud the issuer or the cardholder, fails to furnish money, goods, services, or anything else of value which he or she represents in writing to the issuer that he has furnished, violates this subsection and is subject to the penalties set forth in § 11-49-10(a), if the difference between the value of all money, goods, services, and anything else of value actually furnished and the value represented to the issuer to have been furnished, does not exceed five hundred dollars ($500) in any six (6) month period. The violator is subject to the penalties set forth in § 11-49-10(b) if the difference does exceed five hundred dollars ($500) in any six (6) month period.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1969, ch. 129, § 2.)