Fraudulent Use of a Credit Device in Missouri
As credit and debit cards have become the most common way to pay for goods and services, the law has tightened penalties on those who attempt to fraudulently use them. Fraudulent Use of a Credit Device, R.S.Mo. 570.130, lays out the penalties for someone attempting to use a card that is not theirs or is not valid. If you have been charged with fraudulent use of a credit device, contact a St. Louis criminal defense lawyer right away.
This crime can occur is one of several activities takes place:
- The device is stolen, fictitious or forged; or
- The device has been revoked or cancelled; or
- For any other reason his use of the device is unauthorized; or
- Uses a credit device or debit device for the purpose of paying property taxes and knowingly cancels said charges or payment without just cause
St. Louis criminal defense attorney Richard R. Lozano has been handling serious felony cases since 1994. He puts this experience to work for you, aggressively fighting any and all criminal charges you may face. He has helped clients in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, Jefferson County, St. Charles County, and Franklin County facing serious felony charges and has worked to get them the best possible outcomes for their respective cases.