It is punished as a Category D felony, which carries a sentence of up to four years in prison, a $5,000 fine, and restitution to the victim. It can sometimes be accompanied by identity theft charges, in which case the punishment would be even more severe.
In order to prove credit card fraud, the state of Nevada will need to show that the perpetrator intentionally misused a credit card or provided false information. This burden of proof must be shown beyond a reasonable doubt if charges are to prevail.
Those found guilty of credit card theft could have difficulty obtaining employment, and may be unable to obtain certain types of loans. Credit card theft charges can sometimes be reduced to misdemeanors or be dropped due to a lack of evidence. The odds of this happening are greater whenever a criminal defense attorney is involved from the very beginning.