§ 22–3223. Credit card fraud.
(a) For the purposes of this section, the term “credit card” means an instrument or device, whether known as a credit card, debit card, or by any other name, issued for use of the cardholder in obtaining or paying for property or services.
(b) A person commits the offense of credit card fraud if, with intent to defraud, that person obtains or pays for property or services by:
(1) Knowingly using a credit card, or the number or description thereof, which has been issued to another person without the consent of the person to whom it was issued;
(2) Knowingly using a credit card, or the number or description thereof, which has been revoked or cancelled;
(3) Knowingly using a falsified, mutilated, or altered credit card or number or description thereof;
(4) Representing that he or she is the holder of a credit card and the credit card had not in fact been issued; or
(5) Knowingly using for the employee’s or contractor’s own purposes a credit card, or the number on or description of the credit card, issued to or provided to an employee or contractor by or at the request of an employer for the employer’s purposes.
(c) A credit card is deemed cancelled or revoked when notice in writing thereof has been received by the named holder as shown on the credit card or by the records of the issuer.
(d)(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, any person convicted of credit card fraud shall be fined not more than the amount set forth in § 22-3571.01, imprisoned for not more than 180 days, or both.
(2) Any person convicted of credit card fraud shall be fined not more than the amount set forth in § 22-3571.01, imprisoned for not more than 10 years, or both, if the value of the property or services obtained or paid for is $1,000 or more.