Louisiana Laws: Cyberstalking -- La R.S. 14:40.3 Cyberstalking is action of any person to accomplish any of the following: * Use in electronic mail or electronic communication of any words or language threatening to inflict bodily harm to any person or to such person's child, sibling, spouse, or dependent, or physical injury to the property of any person, or for the purpose of extorting money or other things of value from any person. * Electronically mail or electronically communicate to another repeatedly, whether or not conversation ensues, for the purpose of threatening, terrifying, or harassing any person. * Electronically [...]
Computer Aided Solicitation of a Minor Defense The crime of “computer aided solicitation of a minor” became law in Louisiana on August 15, 2005. The penalties for violating the computer-aided solicitation statute are severe. Whoever commits this crime must register as a sex offender for 25 years and serve a mandatory prison term. The statute also specifically denies eligibility for probation, parole, or suspension of sentence. It should be understood that the defendant is not eligible for good time either so the sentence is served flat. This offense may not be expunged in the future. Computer-aided solicitation of a [...]
New Orleans Sex Crime Defense Attorney If you or a loved one has been accused of a Sex Crime Involving a Juvenile, you should contact a Sex Crime Defense Attorney in Louisiana as soon as possible. Elizabeth B. Carpenter Law. Ms. Carpenter is dedicated to defending and protecting the rights of those accused of Sex Crimes. We are here to help you, not judge you! Serving Clients in Orleans Parish, St. Tammany Parish, St. John Parish, St. James Parish, St. Bernard Parish, St. Charles Parish, Assumption Parish, Tangipahoa Parish, Terrebonne Parish, Plaquemines Parish and Jefferson Parish. Computer Crimes Involving Juveniles [...]
Louisiana Criminal Defense Attorney Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. -- Serving clients in Orleans, Jefferson, Terrebonne, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Tammany, St. John, Tnagipahoa, Assumption and Plaquemines Parishes. Criminal Use of Internet, Virtual, Street-map; Enhanced Penalties -- La RS 14:73.9 When an Internet, virtual, street-level map is used in the commission of a criminal offense against a person or against property, an additional sentence for a period of not less than 1 year shall be imposed. The additional penalty imposed pursuant to this Subsection shall be served consecutively with the sentence imposed for the underlying offense.
Federal Cyber Crimes Defense Attorney Internet crimes are on the rise, and have been for years. Due to the popularity of this form of doing business, new forms of defrauding people through this medium have emerged. Since the crime can originate anywhere, these offenses are often considered to be federal offenses, which can have much harsher penalties. They are also pursued vigorously by law enforcement, due to the sharp increase in these types of crimes. Some of the types of Federal Internet Crimes that we can assist you with include: Internet Sex Crimes Spamming Credit card fraud Illegal downloading Identity [...]
New Orleans Cyber Bullying Defense Attorney Cyberbullying -- La R.S. 14:40.7 Cyberbullying is the transmission of any electronic communication with the malicious and willful intent to abuse, torment, or intimidate a person under the age of 18 The offense will be deemed committed where the communication was originally sent, originally received, or originally viewed by any person. Whoever commits the crime of cyberbullying shall be fined not more than $500.00, imprisoned for 0 to 6 months, or both. Except, When the offender is under the age of 17, the laws of the Louisiana Children's Code will govern the [...]