The advancement of technology has opened up new legislation to regulate the way we use and operate computers and other technical devices. Without having the proper information, these new guidelines can be easily violated. Being aware of those regulations is imperative for defending your rights if you've been charged with computer crimes. Many users may find themselves completely unaware of alleged cyber crime violations as a result of the constantly changing laws surrounding technology and intellectual property.
Computer crimes carry heavy consequences in the state of Rhode Island. As defined in the statutes, computer crimes are any offense where computers or technological devices are used with malicious intent or legally negligence. This includes computer theft, computer trespassing, cyberstalking, tampering computer sourced documents and more.
§ 11-52-5 Penalties. – (a) Any person who is convicted of an offense which is classified as a felony under this chapter shall be fined not more than five thousand dollars ($5,000), or imprisoned for not more than five (5) years, or both.
If you or a loved one has been charged with computer crimes contact the Law Office of Attorney Chad Bank immediately. We can help you navigate the legal process and represent your best interests. We focus on results. Call 401-229-5088 to speak with Rhode Island Computer Crimes Defense Attorney Chad Bank today.