Computer Fraud Law — Louisiana

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Computer Fraud — La R.S. 14:73.5

Computer fraud is the accessing or causing to be accessed of any computer, computer system, computer network, or any part thereof with the intent to:


(1)  Defraud; or

(2)  Obtain money, property, or services by means of false or fraudulent conduct, practices, or representations, or through the fraudulent alteration, deletion, or insertion of programs or data.


Whoever commits computer fraud shall be fined not more than $10,000.00, or imprisoned with or without hard labor for not more than 5 years, or both.


Related Offenses

Criminal Offenses Involving Email

Computer Equipment / Suppliers Crime


Legal Assistance

If you have been arrested for a cyber crime, contact attorney Elizabeth B Carpenter for a consultation.



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