Credit card fraud can be charged as either a state or federal crime. If you are charged with credit card fraud in Arizona, you are probably looking at a class 5 or class 4 felony depending on the specific circumstances of your case. A class 4 felony carries a presumptive prison term of 2.5 years.
Probation is available on a first time offense. Financial crimes, including credit card fraud, can be complex cases with voluminous discovery. If you’re facing credit card fraud in Arizona, you should speak to a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible to understand your rights and strategize your defenses.
Have more questions regarding credit card fraud crimes? Contact criminal defense attorney, AZ Jeremy Geigle for a free consultation regarding your question. Or you can reach Jeremy Geigle directly at (480) 818-9943.