Understanding Arizona Internet Crimes
Internet-based crimes come in all fashions. Authorities deal with Arizona Internet crimes very seriously. These types of crimes can be very costly, difficult to defend, and can lead to serious consequences.
Common types of internet crimes
Common types of computer/internet crimes include, but are not limited to:
- Computer crimes against children
- Identity theft
- Illegal downloading, including child pornography
- Credit card theft
- Cyber stalking
- Internet sex crimes
- Internet threats
- Phishing scams
Common consequences for Internet crimes
If you are found guilty of committing an Internet crime, you could face:
- Prison time
- Being forced to pay restitution
You can face multiple counts for the same crime
A defendant often faces multiple counts for the same crime because the jurisdiction in many Internet crimes is shared by local, state, and federal authorities.
You need to speak with an attorney immediately if you have been accused of committing an internet-based crime. Call us today to order our free book, Arizona Criminal Law: What You Must Know.
If you have been accused of committing an internet crime, contact one of our Arizona criminal defense attorneys at the law firm of Curry, Pearson & Wooten, PLC by calling 602-258-1000 or toll free at 1-888-9AZLAWCOM (888-929-5292).