In Missouri, a person commits the crime of fraudulent use of a credit device or debit device if he or she uses a credit card or debit card knowing that the card is stolen, fictitious, forged, revoked, or canceled.
A fraudulent use of a credit or debit device charge in Missouri can be charged as a misdemeanor or felony. It will be charged as a Class A misdemeanor unless the value of the property or services obtained or sought to be obtained within any thirty-day period is $500.00 or more, in which case fraudulent use of a credit device or debit device is a Class D felony.
It is vital that if you or a loved one is charged with fraudulently using a credit card or debit card, you immediately seek the assistance from an experienced and aggressive St. Louis credit card fraud lawyer. At Henderson & Waterkotte, P.C., our St. Louis fraudulent use of a credit card lawyers will aggressively fight to defend your rights. If you are facing a fraudulent credit card charge in St. Louis or Jefferson County, Missouri, call our office today to schedule a free consultation to learn how we can help you effectively fight this charge.