What is the penalty in NC for abuse of corporate business credit card. Never had anything in writing on how to use card, never received warning, still employed and still have possession of CC. Employer threatened to notify the police. He also says after talking with his experts that this is a Felony. I did not steal the card, the card has my name on it. I offered to pay the charges off within 30 days, he wants half now and half in 30 days. I need more time. Can I be jailed?
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