1953.Making Counterfeit Access Card or Account Number (Pen.
Code, § 484f(a))
The defendant is charged [in Count ] with (designing[,]/ [or]
making[,]/ [or] altering[,]/ [or] embossing) a counterfeit access card [in
violation of Penal Code section 484f(a)].
To prove that the defendant is guilty of this crime, the People must
1. The defendant (designed[,]/ [or] made[,]/ [or] altered[,]/ [or]
embossed) a counterfeit access card;
2. When the defendant did that act, (he/she) intended to defraud.
An access card is a card, plate, code, account number, or other means of
account access that can be used, alone or with another access card, to
obtain (money[,]/ [or] goods[,]/ [or] services[,]/ [or] anything of value),
or that can be used to begin a transfer of funds[, other than a transfer
originated solely by a paper document].
[(A/An) <insert description, e.g., ATM card, credit card> is
an access card.]
Acounterfeit access card is a counterfeit, ﬁctitious, altered, or forged
access card or a false representation or depiction of an access card or
any part of such a card.
Someone intends to defraud if he or she intends to deceive another
person either to cause a loss of (money[,]/ [or] goods[,]/ [or] services[,]/
[or] something [else] of value), or to cause damage to, a legal, ﬁnancial,
or property right.
[For the purpose of this instruction, a person includes (a governmental
agency/a corporation/a business/an association/the body politic).]
[It is not necessary that anyone actually be defrauded or actually suffer
a ﬁnancial, legal, or property loss as a result of the defendant’s acts.]
[A person alters an access card if he or she adds to, erases, or changes a
part of the card that affects a legal, ﬁnancial, or property right.]
[The People allege that the defendant (designed[,]/ [or] made[,]/ [or]
altered[,]/ [or] embossed) the following counterfeit access cards:
<insert description of each card when multiple items
alleged>. You may not ﬁnd the defendant guilty unless you all agree
that the People have proved that the defendant (designed[,]/ [or]
made[,]/ [or] altered[,]/ [or] embossed) at least one of these cards and