Category Archives: Internet Crimes

Internet Crimes
Jan 14, 2016

Internet solicitation of a minor may lead to stiff penalties

When a person in Louisiana is convicted on a sex crime-related charge, the possible penalties are harsh. These penalties include possibly going to prison; in addition, a person may have to register as a sex offender for life or for a lengthy period. Fortunately, a…

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Dec 24, 2015

Pornographic images on hard drive brings Internet crimes charges

After an investigation into the distribution of child pornography over the Internet, a Louisiana man was recently arrested by local and state authorities. Detectives from the Sex Crimes/Child Abuse Division of the Plaquemines Sheriff’s Office launched an investigation toward the end of November. The 30-year-old…

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Oct 24, 2013

Louisiana man suspected of Internet crimes with a minor

A Louisiana man who police believe to have committed Internet solicitation of a minor has recently been arrested and charged with multiple crimes related to this accusation. Louisiana police has supposedly been investigating Internet crimes in this state, which lead them to arrest the suspected…

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Jun 18, 2013

Man arrested for alleged child pornography Internet crimes

Child pornography must be eradicated by finding its creators, stopping all abusive activities, and subjecting the producers to the fullest weight of the criminal law. In Louisiana and elsewhere, however, for those accused of viewing and trading illicit images on the Internet, basic civil liberties…

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May 23, 2013

3 Louisiana men arrested for Internet solicitation of a minor

One of the most common stings is the setup of the unwary sex offender looking for underage woman on the internet. These arrests in Louisiana for Internet solicitation of a minor usually involve going to meet an undercover agent who represented herself to be an underage girl…

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Dec 17, 2012

New Iberia woman indicted for Internet fraud: What’s next?

Federal law enforcement officials recently announced that they have indicted a woman for operating a web-based scam in New Iberia, Louisiana. Reports indicate that the accused woman will have the opportunity to enter her plea next month, but there is no indication as to how…

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May 10, 2012

Louisiana man pleads guilty to Internet crimes, now facing jail

Obtaining indecent material involving children over the Internet is considered a serious crime throughout the country. The proliferation of social media websites and other Internet tools can make it easier for some to obtain these materials. When a court finds that a criminal offense has…

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Apr 20, 2012

New Internet crimes law proposed in Louisiana for sex offenders

Convicted sex offenders in Louisiana may have a new reason to consider what Internet sites they are using. A new law being proposed would make use of websites such as Facebook and other social networking sites chargeable as Internet crimes for a person who has…

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