Atlanta Fraud Defense Lawyer
Computer fraud uses technology, the internet, and internet services to defraud companies, government agencies, and individuals. In many cases, this crime defrauds the victim of money, internet access, or revenue.
Like any fraud crime, computer fraud can lead to serious legal penalties, including prison and significant fines. If you were charged, speak with an Atlanta fraud defense attorney at The Law Offices of Howard J. Weintraub, P.C. today.
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Types of Computer Fraud Crimes
- Phishing - Phishing is a (pronounced fishing) is a scamming method used to collect information, such as account passwords, that will give scammer access to the victims banking, financial, or personal information.
- Computer Viruses – A computer virus is, generally speaking, a software program designed to steal personal information, damage computers, and affect other devices. Creating and implementing viruses is a form of computer fraud.
- DDoS Attacks - Distributed Denial of Service attacks (DDoS attacks) use multiple computers to attack one victim. Typically, these attacks target a large website by hacking hundreds of computers and instructing them to damage the site.
These are only a types of computer fraud crimes. According to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986, a wide variety of other offenses are punishable as computer fraud as well. If you are facing an accusation under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, we urge you to contact a criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible to protect your rights and fight for your freedom.
Get in Touch with an Atlanta Computer Fraud Defense Attorney
At The Law Offices of Howard J. Weintraub, P.C., we have a history of successful criminal defense case results and jury verdicts. If you face charges, we can provide the legal guidance and protection you need and deserve. Call us today or contact our office online to learn more about your legal options with us.