Ventura Cyber-Stalking Attorney
Is Cyberstalking Illegal in California?
According to California's strict anti-stalking laws, it is illegal to cause another individual fear for his or her own being, or fear the safety of his or her own family. Similar to stalking charges, cyberstalking typically takes the form of actions that are not illegal in and of themselves, but can become abusive once repetitively committed in an abusive or harassing manner.
Cyber-stalking is the act of using of the Internet or other electronic means to stalk or harass an individual, a group of individuals, or an organization. It may include false accusations, monitoring, hacking into someone else's personal accounts, making threats, identity theft, damage to data or equipment, the solicitation of minors for sex, or gathering information in order to harass.
Threats, harassment, or abuse can be communicated via the Internet or electrical means, including:
- Instant message or chat
- Text message
- Mobile phone or landline communication
- Video message
- Other electronic means
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The Law Office of Christopher P. Welch: Proven Record in California
If you have been accused, arrested, or charged with a cyber-stalking offense, you could be under investigation by law enforcement agencies. Due to the rise of internet-related crimes, state and federal governments have established special task forces to handle these particular types of crimes.
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