Fraudulent Ski Lift Tickets Lawyers
What is fraudulent ski lift tickets?
Many states with a ski industry have created laws to protect ski resorts from people who try to ski or snowboard with a fake, stolen, borrowed, or even without a ski lift ticket, as separate from traditional theft or fraud crimes. The most notable states with such laws are Colorado, California, Utah, and Vermont.
What Qualifies as a Ski Lift Ticket?
Many different objects qualify as a ski lift ticket. Paper tickets, employee badges, pins, coupons, or other devices that allow their holder to use or enjoy a ski resort are considered ski lift tickets.
What Acts Make For a Fraudulent Ski Lift Ticket?
There several acts which would constitute a fradulent ski lift ticket. These include:
- Reselling, or offering to resell a ski lift ticket without authorization from the resort
- Taking another person's ski lift ticket and trying to use it at a ski resort
- Borrowing another person's ski lift ticket and trying to use it at a ski resort
- Manufacturing a fake ski lift ticket, and either using it at a ski resort or attempting to sell it to another.
- Use a ski area without paying for the use
What Penalties Can I Face For Fraudulent Ski Lift Tickets?
Each state has a different penalty for those charged with fraudulent ski lift tickets, but most include:
- Fine: ranging from $300 - $500
- Jail time: if available it will generally not be longer than 1 year, or
- A combination of both
Should I Find an Attorney if I Have Been Charged With a Fraudulent Ski Lift Ticket?
If you are facing charges involving a fraudlent ski lift ticket, is always recommended that you speak with an attorney to explain your rights and help you in mounting a proper legal defense.
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Last Modified: 06-10-2009 12:50 PM PDT
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