California Computer Crimes PC 502 & PC 530.5

California Computer Crimes Penal Code Section 530.5 PC Under California Penal Code Section 530.5 PC, identity theft is broken down into four (4) classes which including the following: California Penal Code Section 530.5(a) PC - Unauthorized use of another person's personal identifying information. California Penal Code Section 530.5(c) PC - Fraudulent possession of another person's personal identifying information. California Penal Code Section 530.5(d)(1) PC - Fraudulent sale, transfer or conveyance of another person's personal identifying information. California Penal Code Section 530.5(d)(2) PC - Knowingly selling, transferring or conveying another person's personal identifying information to facilitate its unauthorized use. Computer Crimes California Penal Code Section 502 et. seq. Under California Penal Code Section 502(c) PC unauthorized computer access and fraud can occur in many ways including but not limited to when a defendant knowingly and without permission: Accessed altered, damaged, deleted, destroyed or used data, a computer, a computer system, or computer…

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Embezzlement PC 503 Penalties and Defenses

California Embezzlement Penal Code Section 503 PC California embezzlement charges are categorized as white collar crime and theft crime which involves a defendant to unlawfully take property from another person which has entrusted the defendant with their property.California Penal Code Section 503 PC  governs embezzlement charges. Generally, people charged with embezzlement are employees that have committed an theft. It is vital for your case that you consult with a experienced embezzlement defense attorney in the early stages of criminal proceedings. Generally, it is a good idea to contact an California criminal defense attorney after you have been arrested. How to Prove Embezzlement in California? California embezzlement charges require the prosecution to prove the following: The defendant fraudulently took property from another Defendant intended to permanently deprive the owner of his or her property Owner entrusted his or her property to the defendant The defendant fraudulently converted or used that…

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Early Legal Representation Can Help Your Criminal Case

How Can Early Legal Representation Help Your Criminal Case? Criminal Defense Lawyer While no Los Angeles criminal defense attorney can guarantee the outcome of your case, one thing he or she can guarantee is that the earlier you hire a lawyer to represent you, the better your chances are of a positive outcome. Early involvement of an experienced defense attorney in your criminal case is probably the single most beneficial action you can take when a criminal arrest is made or is imminent. Consulting with a Los Angeles criminal defense attorney not only helps you understand the charges against you, but provides you with legal guidance that could save you from even being formally charged at all. If you do end up being charged, having an attorney on hand will definitely help if you want to negotiate with prosecutors to lessen the charges filed against you. Things to…

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PC 211 Robbery Charges in California

What is PC 211 in California? Penal Code 211 governs the crime of robbery and is considered as a felony in California. Robbery is defined as the "taking of personal property in the possession of another, from his person or immediate presence, and against his will, accomplished by means of force or fear." Consequently, for the taking to constitute a robbery, the possession must be taken from either the owner's person or in his or her immediate presence. What are the Penalties for Robbery in California? The amount and/or value of the personal property taken during a robbery is immaterial. Therefore, no matter how slight the value of the property taken is, if you commit a robbery, you face the same punishment for committing the crime as you would had you robbed a bank. According to PC 213, punishment for a conviction of robbery is as…

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