As technology advances, so have the crimes associated with it. If you are facing the consequences of cybercrimes in Georgia, look no further than our firm. Our experienced Cobb County criminal defense lawyer is on your side no matter what. Contact us today to ensure you are making the right choices to protect yourself and your future.

What are some of the different types of cybercrimes in Georgia?

Cybercrimes are serious in Georgia. Below are the most common types of cybercrimes that are recognized and punishable by law.

  • Cyberstalking:
    • This offense can be include calling, writing, or confronting the victim in person by conveying threats
  • Internet Sex Crimes: Looking at, downloading, or distributing child pornography. Depending on a number of different factors, the penalties for internet sex crimes can range from third, second, and third-degree offenses. Child pornography is likely deemed to be a federal offense.
  • Identity Theft: Identity theft crimes are felony offenses. The following are all instances of identity theft:
    • Impersonating someone else for their benefit or to injure or defraud another
    • Impersonating someone or assuming a false identity to avoid payment for prior services
    • Obtaining identifying information with the purpose of assuming their identity to fraudulently avoid payment of a debt, avoid prosecution for a crime, or obtain a benefit
    • Pretending to be a representative of a person or organization to benefit, injure, or defraud another person
    • Impersonating someone else to obtain a benefit, injure, or defraud another
  • Wrongful Access: Intentionally accessing any data, computer, computer storage medium, computer equipment, computer system, or software without authorization to knowingly disclose any data, software, or personal identifying information.
  • Credit Card Fraud:
    • Credit card theft
    • Receiving anything of value as a result of credit card fraud
    • Making a false statement to obtain a credit card
    • Using or accepting payment from a credit card knowing it was revoked, expired, or forged
    • Fraudulent use of a credit card
    • Receiving a lost credit card
    • Using a credit card to secure a debt
    • Signing a credit card without authorization
    • Counterfeiting a credit card, selling or buying a credit card from anyone other than the issuer

Recognize that cybercrimes in Georgia range from a misdemeanor to a felony No matter what charge you are facing, it is in your best interest to reach out to our firm today to discuss the details of your case and your options. Our skilled firm is on your side each step of the way. Give us a call to get started.

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