I frequently buy items and I frequently return items, sometimes without receipt. Can I be incriminated for returning items too often? Every time I return I am asked for a picture ID and I wonder if they are tracking my returns. However returns are not illegal, right? Last week I returned an item that I recently exchanged for a lesser priced item, and the remainer of the balance (about $10) was charged on my Credit card. Now when I returned that item the store clerk refunded the whole amount onto my credit card (about $110). NOw I am worried but should I be? If the store decides to refund me in this way it is not my fault, right? Could I be charged with return fraud for this? I do not really know the definition of return fraud, but I do return a lot of things and sometimes I do not have the receipt. I however never shoplift and have never been conviced of it or anything else. Can someone be incriminated for simply returning items?