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Internet Fraud: Internet fraud is a serious violation of law with a likelihood of imprisonment and/or damages. Unfortunately the use of a computer in Internet fraud provides anonymity and adds a level sophistication typically planned by the perpetrator to cover their tracks, therefore it is likely that the government may target an innocent individual since it is difficult to follow the complete path of the perpetrator. Moreover, many attorneys do not have the background and/or knowledge to successfully defend or sue a person accused of internet fraud. Someone involved with Internet fraud needs the expertise of a strong Internet attorney. Wex Law Internet attorneys offer a free consultation so call our attorney today.

What is Internet fraud?

Internet fraud is a violation of law, typically a scam and occurs when someone uses another person's personally identifying information, like a person's name, Social Security number, or credit card number or other financial information, without permission, to commit fraud or other crimes.

Internet Fraud State Statutes

Every state has at least one law regarding identity theft or impersonation. Twenty-nine states, Guam, and the District of Columbia have specific restitution provisions for identity theft. Three states—Iowa, Kentucky and Tennessee—have forfeiture provisions for identity theft crimes. Eleven states—Arkansas, Delaware, Iowa, Maryland, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma and Virginia—have created identity theft passport programs to help victims from continuing identity theft. See chart below.

State/Territory

Phone Stalking

Phone Harassment

Alabama

Ala. Code § 13A-11-8

Alaska

Alaska Stat. §§ 11.41.260, 11.41.270

Arizona

Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 13-2921

Arkansas

Ark. Code § 5-41-108

Ark. Code § 5-41-108

California

Cal. Civil Code § 1708.7, Cal Penal Code§646.9

Cal. Penal Code §§ 422, 653.2, 653m

Colorado

Colo. Rev. Stat. §§ 18-602,18-9-111

Colo. Rev. Stat. § 18-9-111

Connecticut

Conn. Gen. Stat. § 53a-182b,53a-183

Delaware

Del. Code tit. 11 § 1311

Florida

Fla. Stat.§ 784.048

Fla. Stat.§ 784.048

Georgia

Georgia Code § 16-5-90

Hawaii

Hawaii Rev. Stat. § 711-1106
Idaho Idaho Stat. §§ 18-7905,18-7906

Illinois

720 ILCS §§ 5/12-7.5,740 ILCS 21/10

720 ILCS §§135/1-2, 135/1-3, 135/2

Indiana

Ind. Code § 35-45-2-2

Iowa

Iowa Code § 708.7

Kansas

Kan. Stat. § 21-3438

Kentucky

Louisiana

La. Rev. Stat. §§ 14:40.2, 14:40.3

Maine

Me. Rev. Stat. tit 17A § 210A(see 2007 Me. Laws, Ch. 685, sec. 3)

Maryland

Md. Code tit. 3 § 3-805

Massachusetts

Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 265 § 43

Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 265 § 43A

Michigan

Mich. Comp. Laws §§ 750.411h, 750.411i

Mich. Comp. Laws§ 750.411s

Minnesota

Minn. Stat. § 609.749

Minn. Stat. § 609.795

Mississippi

Miss. Code §§97-45-15, 97-45-17, 97-3-107

Miss. Code § 97-29-45

Missouri

Mo. Rev. Stat. § 565.225

Mo. Rev. Stat. §565.090

Montana

Mont. CodeAnn. § 45-5-220

Mont. Code Ann. §45-8-213
Nebraska

Nevada

Nev. Rev. Stat. § 200.575

New Hampshire

N.H. Rev. Stat. § 644:4
New Jersey N.J. Stat. § 2C:12-10, 2C:12-10.1 *
New Mexico
N.M. Stat. § 30-3A-3 *

New York

New York Penal Law § 240.30

North Carolina

N.C. Gen. Stat. §§ 14-196.3

N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-196(b)

North Dakota

N.D. Cent. Code § 12.1-17-07

Ohio

Ohio Rev. Code § 2903.211

Ohio Rev. Code §§ 2917.21(A), 2913.01(Y)

Oklahoma

Okla. Stat. tit. 21 §1173

Okla. Stat. tit. 21 §1172

Oregon

Or. Rev. Stat. §§ 163.730 to 163.732

Or. Rev. Stat. §166.065

Pennsylvania

Pa. Cons. Stat. tit.§18 2709.1

Pa. Cons. Stat. tit. 18 § 2709(a), 2709(f)

Rhode Island

R.I. Gen. Laws § 11-52-4.2

R.I. Gen. Laws§ 11-52-4.2

South Carolina

S.C. Code §§ 16-3-1700(C), 16-3-1700(F)

S.C. Code §§ 16-3-1700(B), 16-3-1700(C),16-17-430

South Dakota

S.D. Cod. Laws § 22-19A-1

S.D. Cod. Laws § 49-31-31

Tennessee

Tenn. Code § 39-17-315

Tenn. Code § 39-17-308

Texas

Tx. Penal Code §33.07

Utah

Utah Code§ 76-5-106.5
Utah Code§ 76-9-201

Vermont

Vt. Stat. tit. 13§§ 1061, 1062, 1063

Vt. Stat. tit. 13§ 1027

Virginia

Va. Code § 18.2-60

Va. Code § 18.2-152.7:1

Washington

Wash. Rev. Code §§ 9A.46.110,9.61.260

Wash. Rev. Code §§ 9A.46.020, 10.14.020

West Virginia

W. Va. Code § 61-3C-14a

Wisconsin

Wis. Stat. § 947.0125

Wyoming

Wyo. Stat. § 6-2-506

Territories:

 

 

Guam X.G.C.A. tit. 9 §§ 19.69, 19.70 X.G.C.A. tit. 9 §§ 19.69, 19.70

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