Criminal Lawyer For Credit Card Theft (N.J.S.A. 2C:21-6)
Credit Card Theft (N.J.S.A. 2C:21-6) in New Jersey is more than simply the physical taking of a credit card.
The statute covers a variety of acts, from selling or buying a credit card from a person other than the issuer, to “obtaining control” over a credit card as a security for a debt, to making and embossing fraudulent credit cards for use or sale to others.
Using a credit card that has been stolen, found, fraudulently manufactured, or forged to obtain money, goods, or services is also a crime under the statute.
Credit Card Theft may be graded in a number of ways, and you can face a prison sentence of up to five years if convicted.
Matthew Reisig has been defending clients in New Jersey against charges like Credit Card Theft for almost twenty years.
If you need help with credit card theft charges, call 732-625-9661 today and talk to an experienced New Jersey theft crimes defense lawyer for free.