201507.13

CA “Animal Abuse & Cruelty” Laws

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California has a “no nonsense” attitude about animal abuse and cruelty. You can’t intentionally cause physical harm to a dog, and you also can’t leave the animal in a park, for example. That’s abandonment and that’s punishable in California.

201505.18

Credit Card Fraud – What is it?

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Credit and debit card fraud in California includes a range of offenses. In its essence, credit card fraud involves using someone else’s credit or debit card, or their credit or debit card number, to make purchases. Credit card fraud can also mean using financial information about the cardholder to commit forgery or to open accounts…

201505.11

Check Fraud Laws

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Under California Penal Code Section 476, a person commits check fraud when they intend to defraud the payee of the check and manifest that intent by representing the check to be genuine. Check fraud can be charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony. Misdemeanor check fraud is punishable by a year in jail and/or…

201504.13

Robbery in CA

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In California, under Penal Code Section 211-215, robbery is the forceful acquisition of another person’s personal property.