Cybercrimes Committed by Juveniles: Online Offenses in Colorado

The rapid advancement of technology has brought numerous benefits to society, but it has also introduced new challenges, particularly in cybersecurity. In recent years, there has been a rise in juvenile cybercrimes, raising concerns about the legal, social, and educational approaches needed to address these issues effectively.

Understanding Juvenile Cybercrimes

Juvenile cyber crimes include hacking, online harassment, cyberbullying, identity theft, and spreading malicious software. The age group of these offenders often falls between 12 and 17 years old. It’s essential [...]

Internet Luring of a Child in CO: What You Need to Know

Many people have access to computers in Colorado – including kids.

If you are ever in contact with a child online and make plans to meet up for sex, then that is itself a crime in Colorado – even if sex acts never take place.

With the way computers and the internet are used in the lives of everyday people in this day and age, it’s pivotal to understand what is against the law and what potential penalties can be [...]

CO Attorney General Looks Out for Digital Fraudsters

Computers have changed the world for the better in many ways. Still, there are always going to be people who try to take advantage of others and defraud them. Computers serve as another avenue for fraudsters to commit these crimes.

This trend has not gone unnoticed, which is why the Colorado Attorney General is working to stop digital fraudsters in their tracks.

On top of the AG’s office efforts to apprehend the people committing fraud, they’re also focused on educating [...]

Denver Woman’s eBay Scheme Costs $1M+ in Penalties

Nearly every American has a computer in their home in this day and age. Because of this, certain crimes involving computers have become much more common – and it is perpetrated by people you may not expect.

According to the Denver Post, a woman from Denver bought almost $850,000 in goods through her employer’s account and then resold them on eBay to make money. While this woman ultimately pled guilty to tax evasion and mail fraud, she easily could have [...]

How Do Colorado Cybercriminals Get Caught?

Computer hacking isn’t just a nerdy hobby or the plot of an ‘80s Matthew Broderick movie anymore – it has serious, ongoing consequences that can be felt both in the United States and abroad.

Even newly sworn-in President Trump has finally given some credit to Russia for the hacking that possibly changed the outcome of the election. President Obama has vowed to take action against cybercriminals involved in the cyberattacks from Russia, but before punishments are doled out, more data [...]