Indiana Code Title 35. Criminal Law and Procedure § 35-43-5-4.3

Sec. 4.3 . (a) As used in this section, “card skimming device” means a device that is designed to read information encoded on a credit card.  The term includes a device designed to read, record, or transmit information encoded on a credit card:

(1) directly from a credit card;  or

(2) from another device that reads information directly from a credit card.

(b) A person who possesses a card skimming device with intent to commit:

(1) identity deception ( IC 35-43-5-3.5 );

(2) synthetic identity deception ( IC 35-43-5-3.8 );

(3) fraud ( IC 35-43-5-4 );  or

(4) terroristic deception ( IC 35-43-5-3.6 );

commits unlawful possession of a card skimming device.  Unlawful possession of a card skimming device under subdivision (1), (2), or (3) is a Level 6 felony.  Unlawful possession of a card skimming device under subdivision (4) is a Level 5 felony.


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