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If a person booked a hotel room, stayed, presented a credit

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If a person booked a hotel room, stayed, presented a credit card for payment which was refused and left without organising payment and then refusing to pay; are they committing
a criminal offence, or some other?
thank you.
David Whitney
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 1 year ago.
Well yes they are if they stayed there and refused to pay for the use of the room having had the benefit of the room.
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 1 year ago.
It would be under s.3 of the Theft Act 1978. Please rate positive.
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 1 year ago.

I hope that this helps - please rate positive.

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