Credit Cards As An Instrument Of Fraud: Concept And Main Methods

  • N.A. Somina
Keywords: method of preparation, crime, bank card, personality of offender, criminal offense.


The most typical ways of committing crimes in the sphere of bank cards are being analized and singled out in the article. The special attention is paid to the criminal forms of fraudulent seazing of funds taking into account the stages of criminal offenses.

The contents of the main methods of offender's preparatory actions are highlighted as to the direct use of a plastic card, and only with the details of a payment document.

The attention is focused on the characteristics of each of the methods of committing crimes in the sphere of bank cards, the preparatory methods of committing crimes of the given category are detailed.