Skip to main content

New York Consolidated Laws, Penal Law - PEN § 165.17 Unlawful use of credit card, debit card or public benefit card

Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes, a free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.

A person is guilty of unlawful use of credit card, debit card or public benefit card when in the course of obtaining or attempting to obtain property or a service, he uses or displays a credit card, debit card or public benefit card which he knows to be revoked or cancelled.

Unlawful use of a credit card, debit card or public benefit card is a class A misdemeanor.

Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New York Consolidated Laws, Penal Law - PEN § 165.17 Unlawful use of credit card, debit card or public benefit card - last updated January 01, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ny/penal-law/pen-sect-165-17.html


FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.

Copied to clipboard