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Misleading Words or Digital Images

18 USC § 2252C – Misleading words or digital images on the Internet

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Under Federal Law serious consequences can occur if embedded words or images are used in website code to deceive a person to view unlawful content. A person who knowingly commits these actions can face a fine and imprisonment if caught and convicted.

Deceiving a person to view obscenity can carry a fine and imprisoment up to 10 years.

Deceive a minor into viewing material harmful to minors on the Internet and you face a  fine and imprisoned for not more than 20 years.

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What to do

If you or someone you know has or may be charged with a  crime involving obscenity or material harmful to children  a qualified first amendment lawyer should be contacted immediately.   No information should ever be given out to anybody without the presence of a lawyer. Speaking with law enforcement before consulting a lawyer can be a huge mistake even if you think it is the right thing to do.

There are many directions a case can go. To protect your rights and fight in your defense, a sex crimes lawyer is a necessary part of the process to ensure  the best outcome for your future.

Contact our offices for a complimentary consultation. Let us help you through this stressful and life altering event and seek justice on your behalf.