There are many different types of fraud including check fraud, credit card fraud, internet fraud, mail fraud, charities fraud, telemarketing fraud, and tax fraud just to name a few. But, sometimes it is difficult to determine if a cause of action is fraud, a form of misrepresentation, or nothing at all. To add to the
Minnesota Internet Crimes Attorney
The internet has been a boon to science, business, education and just about every field you can think of. At the same time the internet has also created a number of new types of crimes. As a result, the FBI has also begun cracking down extensively. The term “internet crime” encompasses a host of different crimes that all use the internet as a medium. This can include:
- identity theft
- credit card fraud and credit card theft
- promoting a computer virus
- internet ‘phishing’
- unlawful internet business
- internet solicitation of a minor
- possession or distribution of child pornography
- computer fraud and computer hacking
As opposed to most other criminal law, internet crimes, due to their interstate nature, are often governed by federal law. There can be very serious penalties penalties involved and it is not uncommon to receive a long prison sentence. In addition, any internet based sex offenses will also result in registration as a sex offender as well.
Minnesota Laws Against Unsolicited (Spam) E-Mail
Bulk e-mail has become a popular way to market products or services on-line. With minimal cost and quick delivery, e-mail has been adopted as a cheap and effective direct marketing tool. However, the use of bulk e-mail has also become an annoyance and hindrance to many users of the Internet and has led to proposed federal legislation...
Liability of Internet Service Providers for Copyright Infringement
Internet service providers (“ISPs”) provide their subscribers with online Internet access. This raises the question of whether the ISP or the individual subscriber is liable for potential copyright infringement.
MN Internet Security Laws: Hacking And Computer Crimes
As the Internet grows into a serious business tool, security has become a major issue. There are many security systems and products which can be put in place to ensure that hacking and other security breaches do not occur.