Internet crimes can carry severe punishments in Arizona. While there are numerous crimes that can be committed with computers and networks, the following list contains some of the most frequent and serious types of Internet crimes:
- Identity Theft
- Credit Card Fraud
- Illegal Downloading
- Computer Hacking
- Cyber Stalking
- Computer Crimes Against a Child
- Internet Sex Crimes
- Internet Threats
Generally speaking, Internet crimes usually involve one or more of the following elements:
- The crime directly targeted a computer network, device, or system.
- The crime was enabled through a computer network, device, or system where the primary target was independent of the computer network.
Depending on the circumstances involved in the case, possible punishments for Internet crimes can vary. In recent years, authorities have increased the scope of their investigation efforts to crack down on illegal Internet usage. As a result, there are many individuals that feel as though they have been wrongfully accused of an Internet or computer-related crime. These wrongful accusations can tarnish a person’s good name, limit their education opportunities, hurt their career, and potentially destroy some of their personal relationships. If you’ve been accused of such a crime in Arizona, an Internet crime defense attorney can work to protect your future. The computer crimes attorneys at JacksonWhite will handle your case with the sensitivity and confidentiality you deserve; call 480-818-9943 to schedule a FREE consultation with criminal defense attorney, Jeremy Geigle today.