Theft of Services

Theft of Services

Theft of Services

O.C.G.A. 16-8-5, Theft of Services: When by deception and with the intent to avoid payment, knowingly obtains services, accommodations, or the use of personal property which is available only for compensation.

If convicted of theft of services with the value of property under $1500, the offense is a misdemeanor.

If the services have a value over $1500 up to $5,000, the sentence range is 1-5 years.  If value is between $5,000 – $25,000, the sentence range is 1-10 years.  If the value is over $25,000, the sentence range is 2-20 years.

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