Common Internet Crimes

By: Wallin & Klarich

With constantly advancing technology and the increasing number of internet users, the number of internet crimes committed has also increased in recent years. Internet users engage in various activities daily, and some of these activities could unintentionally lead to criminal charges. Some people use the internet to commit crimes intentionally, and many of these crimes …

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Revenge Porn Law Passed in California

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California passed a revenge porn law, making it illegal to post nude photos of your former partner online without consent. If you are being charged with invasion of privacy, contact the California criminal defense attorneys at Wallin & Klarich at (888) 280-6839.

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Impersonating Another Person Online is Now a Punishable Crime in California – Penal Code Section 528.5

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To provide a 21st Century update to an 1872 law that criminalized impersonating another, Penal Code 528.5 was enacted after the legislature and the governor passed the bill in September 2010. The law will go into effect starting January 2011. The new law was enacted to punish the act of intentionally impersonating someone else online …

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I am Accused of an Internet Crime – What Should I Do?

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With the versatility and common usage of computers, California has enacted laws to punish crimes associated with the Internet and computers. Internet crime, or cybercrime, is very broad and can include offenses ranging from criminal threats, to child molestation, to theft or fraud. Prosecutors and investigators at both the state and federal level work in …

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“Sexting” Can Lead to Jail Time and Being Registered as a Sex Offender

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Recently a well known 18 year old actor decided to “get back” at his 16 year old girlfriend by sending naked photos via text message of the minor to several people, an act known as “Sexting”. The 16 year old became upset and told her parents. Her parents told local police. The 18 year old …

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