Credit Card Theft, Fraud or Forgery

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If you illegally obtain, take, use, sign, sell or buy another person’s credit card or illegally utilize their information, you may face charges of credit card theft, fraud and/or forgery.

Additionally, if you use your own or another person’s revoked or expired credit card and know it is revoked or expired, you may also face credit card fraud charges.

Thirdly, if you knowingly sell goods or services knowing that person is utilizing an illegally obtain credit card or an expired or revoked credit card, you may also face such charges. If you are convicted of credit card theft, forgery or fraud, you will face a class 6 felony in Virginia. A conviction could mean jail or prison time along with a fine of up to $2,500.

If you are facing credit card fraud charges, you need to secure a good criminal defense team. Our law firm is one of Virginia’s largest and leading criminal and traffic defense firms. For over 28 years, we have successfully represented a range of criminal defense cases and are confident we can represent you. Contact the Law Offices of Patrick N. Anderson and Associates today for your free case evaluation.

Virginia Code: Penalties