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Name: People v. Crossdale
Case #: F033853
Opinion Date: 04/04/2001
Court: CA Court of Appeal
District 5 DCA
Citation: 88 Cal.App.4th 248

A first conviction of obtaining telephone services by fraud in violation of Penal Code section 502.7, subdivision (a) is a misdemeanor when the amount of the loss is less than $400. The court agreed that the statute incorporated the demarcation between grand and petty theft.