570.130. 1. A person commits the crime of fraudulent use of a credit device or debit device if the person uses a credit device or debit device for the purpose of obtaining services or property, knowing that:
(1) The device is stolen, fictitious or forged; or
(2) The device has been revoked or cancelled; or
(3) For any other reason his use of the device is unauthorized; or
(4) Uses a credit device or debit device for the purpose of paying property taxes and knowingly cancels said charges or payment without just cause. It shall be prima facie evidence of a violation of this section if a person cancels said charges or payment after obtaining a property tax receipt to obtain license tags from the Missouri department of revenue.
2. Fraudulent use of a credit device or debit device is a class A misdemeanor unless the value of the property tax or the value of the property or services obtained or sought to be obtained within any thirty-day period is five hundred dollars or more, in which case fraudulent use of a credit device or debit device is a class D felony.
(L. 1977 S.B. 60, A.L. 1999 S.B. 328, et al., A.L. 2002 H.B. 1888 merged with S.B. 895)
Missouri General Assembly