Internet Crimes

Internet Crime?

What Is An Internet Crime?

An internet crime is a criminal act that is committed while using the internet or while on the internet.

In California, frequently charged and committed crimes include child pornography, illegal distribution of spam/viruses, internet fraud, phishing, credit card fraud, illegal downloading, illegal pornography and other online violations. Consequences of being found guilty of these crimes can include:

  • imprisonment
  • law fines
  • community service
  • probation
  • parole
  • restitution

If you have been accused of committing a sex crime involving a minor while using the internet, you may be subject to enhanced criminal charges and sentencing if convicted. Due to the significant life-changing legal consequences that can come about in this type of case, it is important to speak with an attorney who has the legal background and knowledge it takes to successfully fight internet crime charges.