(720 ILCS 5/17-36)
Use of counterfeited, forged, expired, revoked, or unissued credit or debit card.
A person who, with intent to defraud either the issuer, or a person
providing an item or items of value, or
any other person, (i) uses, with the intent to obtain an item or items of value, a credit card or debit
card obtained or retained in violation of this Subdivision 25 or without the
cardholder's consent, or a credit card or debit card which he or she knows is
counterfeited, or forged, or expired, or revoked or (ii) obtains or
attempts to obtain an item or items
of value by representing without the consent of the cardholder that he or she is
the holder of a specified card or by representing that he or she is the holder of a
card and such card has not in fact been issued is guilty of a Class
4 felony if the value of all items of value obtained or sought in violation of this
Section does not exceed $300 in any 6-month period; and is guilty of a
Class 3 felony if the value exceeds $300 in any 6-month period.
The trier of fact may infer that knowledge of revocation
has been received by a cardholder 4 days after it has
been mailed to him or her at the address set forth on the credit card or debit
card or at his or her last known address by registered or certified mail, return
receipt requested, and, if the address is more than 500 miles from the
place of mailing, by air mail. The trier of fact may infer that notice was received 10 days after mailing by registered or certified mail if the address is located outside the United
States, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Canal Zone, and Canada.
(Source: P.A. 96-1551, eff. 7-1-11