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Arizona Fraud Laws

Fraud is the general term used to define a range of offenses involving dishonesty or misrepresentation of fact, a falsified statement, or deceitful behavior (“fraudulent acts”). Somebody commits fraud when ...
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Credit Card Fraud Laws In Arizona

In Arizona, credit card theft is not taken lightly. Credit card theft is the crime of taking or possessing someone else’s credit card without consent. Those holding onto someone else’s ...
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Identity Theft Laws in Arizona

Identity theft has become an increasingly common crime over the last decade. Statistics in the latest FTC Sentinel Report shows that Arizona has the ninth highest number of reports of identity ...
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Shoplifting at Walmart Consequences

Shoplifting can carry some stiff penalties in the state of Arizona. What’re the consequences of stealing from a major department store? Is it worse than stealing from a local market? ...
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ARS 13-2301: Racketeering Laws in Arizona

In Arizona, racketeering is a felony with potentially serious punishments. Because there are a wide range of acts that qualify as racketeering, the punishments are equally wide ranging (probation to ...
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Bad Checks Writing Laws in Arizona

In Arizona, issuing a bad check is a serious crime punishable by jail-time with big fines. Typically issuing a bad check is considered a class one misdemeanor, and is covered ...
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Money Laundering Laws in Arizona

Money laundering is a financial scheme where an individual gains money from a criminal act.  One of the most common criminal acts used for money laundering is tax evasion. There ...
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Computer Tampering Laws in Arizona

Computer hacking may not seem like a serious crime in comparison to others dangerous acts, but illegally accessing a computer system with the intent to alter, destroy, or damage it ...
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