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Why are internet crimes so complex?

Internet crimes range in severity from a compromised credit card number to a widespread security breach that impacts the lives of thousands of people. If you are facing the consequences of having been involved in some type of internet crime in California, the repercussions you face will range depending on what exactly occurred. 

Internet crimes are highly complex in that they can be incredibly difficult to track. Your involvement could have drawn upon the assistance of other people, but many times, even the most complex of cases can be carried out by yourself. According to csoonline.com, some of the reasons why internet crimes are so complex include the following:

  • The victims lack the ability or resources to track you down and pursue criminal charges. 
  • Your identity may be difficult to trace, especially if you used false identities in carrying out the crime. 
  • There is not enough legal evidence that supports your involvement in the crime. 
  • It is difficult to pinpoint the legal jurisdiction where you should be charged because the crime occurred on a virtual platform.

Overcoming the consequences of your crime is something that will take time indefinitely. With persistence and a commitment to act with integrity in the future, you have the chance to put your past behind you and focus readily on your future. Utilizing legal resources can be invaluable in your effort to clear your name and expedite the process of paying for your wrongdoings. 

The information in this article is intended for educational purposes only and should not be taken as legal advice. 

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