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An internet, or cyber-crime, is an illegal act that takes place on the internet. Most internet crimes involve larceny or illegal sexual activities. The internet may seem to offer anonymity; however, many channels are in place nowadays to intercept internet criminal activity.

Nevada law enforcement has upped their game to catch persons who commit unlawful acts on the internet. The degree and severity of criminal charges vary but they all come with certain consequences if you are convicted:

  • Imprisonment
  • Fines
  • Community service
  • Probation
  • Mandatory counseling
  • House arrest
  • Sex offender registration
There are several types of internet crimes. Here is a list to name a few:
  • Theft or larceny crimes
  • Identity fraud or identity theft
  • Credit card fraud
  • Embezzlement
  • Illegal marketing schemes
  • Spamming
  • Phishing
  • Hacking
  • Child enticement
  • Child solicitation
  • Illegal pornography

The severity of legal consequences is high. It is in your best interest to speak with an experienced criminal defense attorney right away. Please call me, Ben Scroggins, Chtd., today at (702) 328-5550.