What is Credit Card Fraud?

Credit card fraudis a wide-ranging term for theft and fraud committed using a fraudulent credit card in a transaction. The purpose of this fraud may be to obtain goods without paying, or to obtain unauthorized funds from an account.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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