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Wisconsin Statute 943.70 defines computer crimes, cited in part below, as follows:
Whoever willfully, knowingly and without authorization does any of the following:
- Modifies data, computer programs or supporting documentation.
- Destroys data, computer programs or supporting documentation.
- Accesses computer programs or supporting documentation.
- Takes possession of data, computer programs or supporting documentation.
- Copies data, computer programs or supporting documentation.
- Discloses restricted access codes or other restricted access information to unauthorized persons.
Whoever intentionally causes an interruption in service by submitting a message, or multiple messages, to a computer, computer program, computer system, or computer network that exceeds the processing capacity of the computer, computer program, computer system, or computer network.
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To get information on courts and jails in Milwaukee, and other criminal court resources, click here. Wisconsin computer crime and internet offenses can result in serious charges that subject you to serious consequences. Computer offenses include crimes that use the internet such as identity theft, child pornography, internet sex crimes, and hacking offenses. If you are facing criminal charges in Milwaukee, Waukesha, elsewhere WI related to an internet or computer crime, you need tough representation. You can find a Waukesha or Milwaukee criminal attorney at Gamiño Law Offices who has experience defending clients charged with internet and computer crimes.
It is the mission at our office to be the best criminal attorneys in Milwaukee, Waukesha and WI. A Milwaukee criminal defense lawyer from our firm will guard you, your rights, your reputation, your job, your future, and your freedom! If you have been arrested or charged with a computer crime in Milwaukee, Waukesha or WI, call us right away. Any time you are under investigation for a criminal offense in Wisconsin, tell police officers that you wish to speak with an attorney immediately. Early intervention by an experienced Milwaukee criminal defense attorney can make all the difference in the outcome of Wisconsin criminal charges.
Not all criminal defense attorneys in Milwaukee, WI have the trial skills, experience or ability to present a compelling case in court or negotiate a favorable plea agreement. At Gamiño Law Offices, our team of accomplished Waukesha & Milwaukee criminal trial and appellate attorneys have an impressive record of winning litigation skills, from pretrial motions to court or jury trials, and appeals. With more than 30 years of combined experience, we have the competent skill and aggressive ability necessary to get the results you need.
Wisconsin Hacking Charges
Possible sentencing consequences when charged with computer hacking in Milwaukee, Waukesha or elsewhere in Wisconsin
If convicted of a hacking crime in Wisconsin, that is typically a Class A Misdemeanor which allows for possible penalties including up to 9 months jail and a fine of up to $10,000. However, if the computer crime is committed for the following purposes, or results in significant damage, then the penalties are as follows:
* If the offense is committed to defraud or to obtain property then it is a Class I Felony.
* If the offense results in damage valued at more than $2,500 then it is a Class F Felony.
* If the offense causes an interruption or impairment of governmental operations or public communication, of transportation, or of a supply of water, gas, or other public service then it is a Class F Felony.
* If the offense creates a substantial and unreasonable risk of death or great bodily harm to another then it is a Class F Felony.
* If a person disguises the identity or location of the computer at which he or she is working while committing the above offense with the intent to make it less likely that he or she will be identified with the crime, the penalties may be increased as follows:
- If the penalty for the offense is a misdemeanor, the maximum fine may be increased by not more than $1,000 and the maximum term of imprisonment may be increased so that the revised maximum term of imprisonment is one year in the county jail.
- If the penalty for the offense is a felony, the maximum fine may be increased by not more than $2,500 and the maximum term of imprisonment may be increased by not more than 2 years.
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