2007 ORS 165.055¹
Fraudulent use of a credit card

(1) A person commits the crime of fraudulent use of a credit card if, with intent to injure or defraud, the person uses a credit card for the purpose of obtaining property or services with knowledge that:

(a) The card is stolen or forged; or

(b) The card has been revoked or canceled; or

(c) For any other reason the use of the card is unauthorized by either the issuer or the person to whom the credit card is issued.

(2) "Credit card" means a card, booklet, credit card number or other identifying symbol or instrument evidencing an undertaking to pay for property or services delivered or rendered to or upon the order of a designated person or bearer.

(3) The value of single credit card transactions may be added together if the transactions were committed:

(a) Against multiple victims within a 30-day period; or

(b) Against the same victim within a 180-day period.

(4) Fraudulent use of a credit card is:

(a) A Class A misdemeanor if the aggregate total amount of property or services the person obtains or attempts to obtain is under $750.

(b) A Class C felony if the aggregate total amount of property or services the person obtains or attempts to obtain is $750 or more. [1971 c.743 §160; 1973 c.133 §7; 1987 c.907 §11; 1993 c.680 §26]

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Law Review Cita­tions

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1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 165—Offenses Involving Fraud or Deception, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­165.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 165, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­165ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.