Computer and telephone fraud; penalty. (HB2115)

Introduced By

Sen. Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Computer fraud; telephone fraud; penalty. Provides that any person who, through the use of a telephone, obtains property or services by false pretenses, embezzles or commits larceny, or converts the property of another is guilty of telephone fraud. The bill punishes telephone fraud as a Class 1 misdemeanor if the value of the property or services obtained is less than $200, a Class 5 felony if the value is $200 or more, and a Class 4 felony if the victim is age 65 years or older and the value is $200 or more. The bill also increases the penalty for computer fraud when the value of the property or services obtained is $200 or more from a Class 5 felony to a Class 4 felony where the victim is age 65 years or older. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/14/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101702D
01/14/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2015Impact statement from VCSC (HB2115)
01/30/2015Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/04/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB2115)
02/10/2015Left in Courts of Justice