§ 16-14-10 Definitions
§ 16-14-20 Financial transaction card or number theft
§ 16-14-30 Possession of two or more cards issued to other persons prima facie evidence of violation
§ 16-14-40 Financial transaction card forgery
§ 16-14-50 Possession of two or more cards falsely made or embossed prima facie evidence of violation
§ 16-14-60 Financial transaction card fraud
§ 16-14-70 Criminal possession of financial transaction card forgery devices
§ 16-14-80 Criminally receiving goods and services fraudulently obtained
§ 16-14-90 Presumption of knowledge that transportation ticket obtained at discount was fraudulently acquired
§ 16-14-100 Penalties for violation of Financial Transaction Card Crime Act

Terms Used In South Carolina Code > Title 16 > Chapter 14

  • Acquirer: means a business organization, financial institution, or an agent of a business organization or financial institution that authorizes a merchant to accept payment by credit card for money, goods, services, or anything else of value. See South Carolina Code 12-37-1650
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Automated banking device: means any machine which when properly activated by a financial transaction card or personal identification code may be used for any of the purposes for which a financial transaction card may be used. See South Carolina Code 12-37-1650
  • Cardholder: means the person or organization named on the face of a financial transaction card to whom or for whose benefit the financial transaction card is issued by an issuer. See South Carolina Code 12-37-1650
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • department: means the South Carolina Department of Revenue. See South Carolina Code 9-16-90
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • issuer: means the business organization or financial institution or its duly authorized agent which issues a financial transaction card. See South Carolina Code 12-37-1650
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • person: includes any individual, trust, estate, partnership, receiver, association, company, limited liability company, corporation, or other entity or group; and

    (2) "individual" means a human being. See South Carolina Code 12-2-20
  • Personal identification code: means a numeric or alphabetical code assigned to the cardholder of a financial transaction card by the issuer to permit authorized electronic use of that FTC. See South Carolina Code 12-37-1650
  • Presenting: means those actions taken by a cardholder or any person to introduce a financial transaction card into an automated banking device, including utilization of a personal identification code, or merely displaying or showing a financial transaction card to the issuer, or to any person or organization providing money, goods, services, or anything else of value, or any other entity with intent to defraud. See South Carolina Code 12-37-1650
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.