Austin Credit Debit Card Abuse Lawyer - Keates Law Firm

Credit Card and Debit Card Abuse Lawyer

What is Credit Card Abuse

Credit Card Debit Card Abuse is when a credit or debit card is used without the true owners consent in an attempt to defraud or steal.


Texas Theft Statute

Texas Penal Code Sec. 32.31. CREDIT CARD ABUSE

Sec. 31.03. Credit Card Abuse. A person commits an offense if, with intent to obtain a benefit fraudulently, uses a credit or debit card of another to do so, or uses an expired or otherwise unauthorized card to defraud or steal.


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What are the Punishments for Credit Card Abuse

For individuals arrested for Credit Card Abuse, the penalty is a state jail felony punishable by up to two years in the state prison with fines, except that the offense is a felony of the third degree if it is shown on the trial of the offense that the offense was committed against an elderly individual as defined by Section 22.04.


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