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What is possession of machinery, plate or other contrivance or incomplete credit card A.R.S. 13-2106?

A person commits possession of machinery, plate or other contrivance or incomplete credit card if such person: Possesses an incomplete credit card with intent to complete it without the express consent of the issuer. Possesses, with intent to defraud and with knowledge of its character, any machinery, plate or any other contrivance designed to reproduce an instrument or device purporting to be the credit card of an issuer who has not consented to the preparation of such credit card. When a person is charge with this crime, an experienced criminal defense attorney is needed to protect that person's rights.

What is the Penalty for Possession of Machinery, Plate or Other Contrivance or Incomplete Credit Card?

Possession of an incomplete credit card with intent to complete it without the express consent of the issuer is a class 1 misdemeanor. A class 1 misdemeanor carries up to six months in jail, a fine of $2,500 and up to three years of probation.

Possession of any machinery, plate or other contrivance designed to reproduce a credit card without consent and with intent to defraud is a class 6 felony subject to a minimum sentence of .33 years and maximum sentence of 1.5 years. This offense is probation eligible. A person with prior felony convictions may increase the penalty.

What are Defenses to Possession of Machinery, Plate or Other Contrivance or Incomplete Credit Card?

  1. Lack of Intent
  2. Insufficient Evidence
  3. Consent

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