Title 9: Commerce and Trade
Chapter 105: CREDIT CARDS
9 V.S.A. § 4045. Illegal possession; seizure
§ 4045. Illegal possession; seizure
(a) A person in possession of a credit card issued to another, with the intent to use the credit card without the consent of the cardholder shall be fined not more than $500.00 or imprisoned not more than six months, or both.
(b) A law enforcement officer who finds a credit card in the possession of a person other than the cardholder shall seize the same unless it is affirmatively made to appear that an unauthorized use of said card is not intended. A card seized under such circumstances shall be returned to the card issuer at such time as it may not be needed as material or relevant evidence for prosecution. (1969, No. 221 (Adj. Sess.), § 5.)