"Credit card" means
any instrument or device, whether known as a credit card, as a credit
plate, or by any other name, issued with or without fee by an issuer for
the use of the cardholder in obtaining money, goods, services or
anything else of value on credit.
General Statutes § 53a-128a (b) (applies to Credit Card Crimes, §§
53a-128b -- 128i).
See generally State v. Love, 246 Conn. 402, 412 (1998) ("the jury
reasonably could have found that the Sears card and the Southern New
England Telephone calling cards constitute 'device[s] . . . issued . . .
by an issuer for the use of the cardholder in obtaining money, goods,
services or anything else of value on credit' under § 53a- 128a (b)");
State v. Henderson, 47 Conn. App. 542, 554, cert. denied, 244
Conn. 908 (1998) ("[w]e conclude that it is a reasonable and logical
inference for a juror to conclude that a card referred to as a 'credit
card' enables one to receive things on credit").