Have You Been Charged with Transmission of Data Through Computer Network Using Name, Trade Name, Trademark, to Falsely Identity a Person, Organization or Representative Transmitting Such Data in Georgia?
Computer crimes, also known as cyber crimes, include many diverse offenses ranging from computer theft to phishing scams, credit card fraud, and intellectual property violations. It can be difficult to ascertain the subtle differences between each crime, so it is important to hire a Georgia Transmission of Data Attorney today. The legal system is tough to navigate on your own and particularly challenging when the laws concerning a crime are vague. Contact our offices today to see how we can assist with your case.
Georgia Law O.C.G.A. §16-9-93.1
It shall be unlawful for any person, any organization, or any representative of any organization knowingly to transmit any data through a computer network or over the transmission facilities or through the network facilities of a local telephone network for the purpose of setting up, maintaining, operating, or exchanging data with an electronic mailbox, home page, or any other electronic information storage bank or point of access to electronic information if such data uses any individual name, trade name, registered trademark, logo, legal or official seal, or copyrighted symbol to falsely identify the person, organization, or representative transmitting such data or which would falsely state or imply that such person, organization, or representative has permission or is legally authorized to use such trade name, registered trademark, logo, legal or official seal, or copyrighted symbol for such purpose when such permission or authorization has not been obtained; provided, however, that no telecommunications company or Internet access provider shall violate this Code section solely as a result of carrying or transmitting such data for its customers.
Penalty for Transmission of Data to Falsely Identify a Person in Georgia
Violating O.C.G.A. §16-9-93.1 will be treated as a misdemeanor conviction. In Georgia, misdemeanor convictions come with a penalty of up to a $1,000 fine, up to 12 months in jail, or both.
Even though these consequences seem minor compared to other crimes you still need a Georgia Transmission of Data Attorney to assist with your case. Many people are wrongfully charged or the prosecution does not have enough evidence for a conviction. That is where our experienced criminal defense lawyers in Georgia come in. We can either get the charges reduced or dismissed or will help lessen the penalties for you.
Furthermore, there are always Georgia Criminal Defenses that apply to your case. Our transmission of data lawyers in Georgia will thoroughly examine your case to see which arguments will work best for you. Rest assured you will receive the very best representation when you choose Lawson and Berry.
Call now and receive a free case evaluation. Our Georgia Transmission of Data Lawyers are here 24/7 to take your call. You shouldn't have to wait for the next business day to have your questions answered. We are always available to address your needs! Call us now!