Category Archives: Computer Crimes

Federal Charges Against Russian For Hacking LinkedIn

  Hacking has been in the news quite a lot lately. Just last week a major distributed denial of service attack, or DDoS resulted in a host of sites being down most of the day. Pinterest, Ebay, Netflix and Twitter were all offline for hours. In the wake of the hacked baby-monitor scare last year […]

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Posting Nude Pictures On Facebook Means Felony Charges

Although Michigan’s revenge porn laws have recently changed, for one woman from Bay City that doesn’t seem to have made any difference to the charges she is facing. 22-year-old Stephanie J. Knapp of Bay County, Michigan, has been accused of posting nude pictures of another woman to Facebook, and the charges she is facing as […]

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Ann Arbor Videotaping Sex Without Consent

Former U of M player Charged with Videotaping Sex Without Consent Logan Tuley-Tillman, a former U of M football player who was dismissed from the program last month, was recently charged with several felonies. ┬áHe was arraigned in the 15th District Court in Ann Arbor, where he is said to have stood mute beside his […]

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Federal Charges in Oakland County Child Porn Case

Child Porn on Shared Home Computer Over the past four years, federal criminal charges in child porn cases has increased nearly threefold. In addition, the average sentence for those convicted is roughly ten years in prison. According to Families Against Mandatory Minimums, most federal child porn offenders had no previous criminal record either. Now a […]

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Minecraft Maniac Comes to Michigan

Minecraft – a game that appeals to a vast array of people ranging in age from 6 to 60. But like all internet interactions with other people, exercising caution is a must, especially when your online gaming relationship moves on to become something more. This advice could have saved a 14-year-old Isabella County girl from […]

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Idaho CSAM Case connected to Michigan

Child Pornography (CSAM) Arrest Police in Boise, Idaho, recently arrested a man who they discovered was in possession of child pornography. Upon further investigation it was traced back to a source in Michigan. The Oakland County sheriff’s department was notified that the abusive material appeared to have originated from a computer within their jurisdiction. An […]

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St Clair Man Facing Charges Of Computer Crime And Soliciting Minor

Facebook Used to Proposition 14-year-old Girl Jacob Perritt, a 35 year old man from St. Clair, Michigan has been charged with computer and soliciting minor felonies as a result of his attempt to solicit sex via Facebook. In September 2013, Perritt allegedly sent sexually explicit messages and a nude picture of himself to a 14-year-old […]

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Top Criminal Lawyer – Has High-Tech Police Surveillance in Michigan Gone Too Far?

To solve difficult crimes, the Michigan State Police have been using devices that allow them to download the entire contents of almost any cellular phone, including the call log, text messages, photos and web history. Although the Cellebrite UFED is intended to assist in solving crimes, the ACLU (and every top criminal lawyer in Michigan) fears that the personal security of Michigan citizens could be compromised as a result.

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News on Crime – Social Media Lands Michigan Police Officers in Hot Water, Igniting Debate

As social media and the Internet continue to integrate into everyday society, what one posts online becomes increasingly questionable–particularly for people in certain professions, such as teaching or coaching. While educators have been suspended or fired for what they post online, a recent case within the Detroit Police Department shows that not everyone adheres tot he same standards.

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MI State Law – Michigan Law Bans Spouse Email Surveillance, But What Else?

A Michigan man was recently charged with a felony crime after reading his wife’s emails without permission. As criminal charges are rarely brought into divorce proceedings, it leaves Michigan residents to wonder: what other forms of surveillance are illegal?

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