Internet Crimes

Internet Crimes Attorney in Shakopee, Minnesota

As internet use has increased, so has there been an increase in internet crime.   Mr. Peterson is an experienced Minnesota internet crime attorney that can help you defend your rights in this ever-changing landscape.

Types of Internet Crime

Internet crimes can involve anything that a person can use a computer to accomplish.  However, usually they fall into one of the following categories:

  • Identity theft
  • Fraud
  • Hacking
  • Credit card fraud and theft
  • Internet “phishing”
  • Illegal businesses
  • Stalking and harassment
  • Solicitation of a minor
  • Possession or distribution of child pornography

Penalties for Internet Crimes

The penalities for internet crimes are as varied as the kinds of crimes that can be committed.  Serious felony sex crimes committed on the internet could involve prison time, as well as the requirement that the defendant register as a sex offender.  Theft and fraud case sentences will depend on the amount stolen or damaged.  There the offender may be sentenced to jail/prison and be required to do community work service or pay restititution.

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