Is It Credit Card Fraud or Identity Theft in Colorado?


Colorado, like all states, has laws against credit card fraud and identity theft. But what’s the difference between the two? 

To put it simply, credit card fraud involves using someone else’s credit card without their permission or knowledge. At the same time, identity theft goes much further—it involves stealing someone else’s personal information (including Social Security numbers, bank account numbers, driver’s license numbers, etc.) and using it to commit crimes. 

These crimes occur all the time, and understanding [...]

Is That Your Child’s Name on That Credit Card?

As a parent, you want to give your child the best start in life possible. For many, that means setting your child up for future success. How some people have chosen to accomplish this is by opening up a credit card in their child’s name.

This may seem like a logical thing to do – and something you’re doing to help your child build credit but be warned that this isn’t advised. No matter your intentions, you should never put [...]

Everything You Need to Know about Colorado Credit Card Fraud

Have you been accused of committing credit card fraud in Colorado?

In this post, we’re going to explain how the law works for this white collar crime, and what you can do to fight back against your charges.

Colorado Credit Card Law

Either of the following acts qualify as credit card fraud under Colorado law.

Criminal possession of a financial device

This includes having control or possession over any financial device that the person knows, or reasonably should know, to [...]