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State Credit Card Fraud Laws

Credit card fraud is a huge problem in the United States, particularly with the increasing popularity of online shopping, Internet scams, phishing schemes, and the like. As a result, many states have chosen to impose their own specific laws and penalties on the offense of credit card fraud. Please choose a state from the map or the list below for state-specific definitions and statutes for credit card fraud, including in depth overviews of select states' offenses, penalties, and more.