Title 16, Chapter 9, Section 31
(a) A person commits the offense of financial transaction card theft
(1) He takes, obtains, or withholds a financial transaction card
from the person, possession, custody, or control of another
without the cardholder's consent; or who, with knowledge that it
has been so taken, obtained, or withheld, receives the financial
transaction card with intent to use it or to sell it or to
transfer it to a person other than the issuer or the cardholder;
(2) He receives a financial transaction card that he knows to have
been lost, mislaid, or delivered under a mistake as to the
identity or address of the cardholder and he retains possession
with intent to use it or sell it or to transfer it to a person
other than the issuer or the cardholder;
(3) He, not being the issuer, sells a financial transaction card
or buys a financial transaction card from a person other than the
(4) He, not being the issuer, during any 12 month period receives two or more financial transaction cards in the names of persons which he has reason to know were taken or retained under circumstances which constitute a violation of paragraph (3) of subsection (a) of Code Section 16-9-33 and paragraph (3) of this subsection.
(b) Taking, obtaining, or withholding a financial transaction card without consent of the cardholder or issuer is included in conduct defined in Code Section 16-8-2 as the offense of theft by taking.
(c) Conviction of the offense of financial transaction card theft is punishable as provided in subsection (b) of Code Section 16-9-38.
(d) When a person has in his possession or under his control two or
more financial transaction cards issued in the names of persons
other than members of his immediate family or without the consent of
the cardholder, such possession shall be prima-facie evidence that
the financial transaction cards have been obtained in violation of
subsection (a) of this Code section.