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Legal Statutes: Alaska

UPDATED September 14, 2017

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Article 1. Theft and Related Offenses

back to topSec. 11.46.285 Fraudulent use of an access device

(a)  A person commits the crime of fraudulent use of an access device if, with intent to defraud, the person uses an access device to obtain property or services with knowledge that

(1)  the access device is stolen or forged;

(2)  the access device is expired or has been revoked or cancelled; or

(3)  for any other reason, that person’s use of the access device is unauthorized by either the issuer or the person to whom the access device is issued.

(b)  Fraudulent use of an access device is

(1)  a class B felony if the value of the property or services obtained, adjusted for inflation as provided in AS 11.46.982, is $25,000 or more;

(2)  a class C felony if the value of the property or services obtained, adjusted for inflation as provided in AS 11.46.982, is $1,000 or more but less than $25,000;

(3)  a class A misdemeanor if the value of the property or services obtained, adjusted for inflation as provided in AS 11.46.982, is less than $1,000.

(§ 4 ch 166 SLA 1978; am § 4 ch 65 SLA 2000; am § 3 ch 67 SLA 2005; am § 11 ch 83 SLA 2014; am § 13 ch 36 SLA 2016)