Maricopa County Court » Credit Card Fraud Penalties http://maricopacountycourt.net Sat, 18 Dec 2010 00:13:31 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.0.3 Credit Card Fraud Penalties /maricopa-county-courts/going-to-jail/getting-arrested/credit-card-fraud-penalties/ /maricopa-county-courts/going-to-jail/getting-arrested/credit-card-fraud-penalties/#comments Sat, 25 Oct 2008 15:28:01 +0000 Maricopa County Court http://maricopacountyjail.net/?p=12247 By Debra Feinberg -

What is the penalty for credit card fraud?

Credit card fraud penalties and credit card fraud sentence varies by felony and misdemeanor classes and by jurisdiction and state. Find general sentencing information in New York below (we are federal criminal lawyers and handle all state and federal credit card fraud cases).

1. Third degree identity theft is class A misdemeanor (penal code 190.78

2. Second degree identity theft is a class E felony (penal code 190.79)

3. First degree identity theft is a class D felony (penal code 190.80)

4. Third degree unlawful possession of personal identifying information is a class A misdemeanor (penal code 190.81)

5. Second degree unlawful possession of personal identifying information is a class E felony (penal code 190.82)

6. First degree unlawful possession of personal identifying information is a class D felony (penal code 190.83)

Credit Card Fraud Penalties
Credit Card Fraud Sentence Information

Class C Credit Card Penalties Possible

First Offense
Lowest Amount of time possible:      no jail time or probation
Highest amount of time possible :    5 to 15 years in prison

Repeat Offense (Non Violent Predicate)
Lowest Amount of time possible:      3 to 6  years in prison
Highest amount of time possible :    7 ½ to 15 years in prison

Repeat Offense (Violent Predicate)
Lowest Amount of time possible:      3 to 6 years in prison
Highest amount of time possible :    7 ½ to 15 years in prison

Class D Non Violent Felony Penalties

First Offense
Lowest Amount of time possible:      no jail time or probation
Highest amount of time possible :    2 1/3 to 7 years in prison

Repeat Offense (Non Violent Predicate)
Lowest Amount of time possible:      2 to 4      years in prison
Highest amount of time possible :    3 ½ to 7  years in prison

Class E Non Violent Felony Penalties

First Offense
Lowest Amount of time possible:      no jail time
Highest amount of time possible :    1 1/3 to 4 years in prison

Repeat Offense (Non Violent Predicate)
Lowest Amount of time possible:      1 ½ to 3 years in prison
Highest amount of time possible :    2 to 4 years in prison

Repeat Offense (Violent Predicate)
Lowest Amount of time possible:      1.5 to 3years in prison
Highest amount of time possible :    2 to 4 years in prison

Class A Misdemeanor Credit Card Fraud Sentence Possible

First Offense
Lowest Amount of time possible:      no jail time
Highest amount of time possible :    1 year in jail

Repeat Offense (Non Violent Predicate)
Lowest Amount of time possible:      no jail time
Highest amount of time possible :    1 year in jail

Repeat Offense (Violent Predicate)
Lowest Amount of time possible:      no jail time
Highest amount of time possible :    1 year in jail

Class B Misdemeanor

First Offense
Lowest Amount of time possible:      no jail time
Highest amount of time possible :    90 days in jail

Repeat Offense (Non Violent Predicate)
Lowest Amount of time possible:      no jail time
Highest amount of time possible :    90 days in jail

Repeat Offense (Violent Predicate)
Lowest Amount of time possible:      no jail time
Highest amount of time possible :    90 days in jail

Violation Penalties

First Offense
Lowest Amount of time possible:      no jail time
Highest amount of time possible :    15 days in jail

Repeat Offense (Non Violent Predicate)
Lowest Amount of time possible:      no jail time
Highest amount of time possible :    15 days in jail

Repeat Offense (Violent Predicate)
Lowest Amount of time possible:      no jail time
Highest amount of time possible :    15 days in jail

(note: federal sentencing for credit card fraud the sentencing standards for credit card fraud are classified as a Class C felony first offense and Class B felony for repeat offenses).

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