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Yes. Renting and owning are completely different and there is a way for credit card companies to find out that information as it is available on your credit report. Yes, but it probably won't turn out to be a problem unless you file bankrupcy, at which point they'll want to see some financial resources and if the house isn't there and they can demonstrate that it never WAS there, you can go to jail for fraud. * Maybe, the person could always claim they simply checked the wrong "box". It is highly unlikely that criminal charges would be pursued in such a case even if the debtor defaulted on the account and was sued. Fraud on a CC application would be using someone else's information to obtain credit, like a SS#, employment history, etc.

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Can you go to prison if you do a credit card fraud?

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