Feb 2

Internet Sex Crime in New York


Usage of the internet for sexual exchange or sexual contact, circulation of explicit material by means of downloading or uploading under the restricted age, is known as internet sex crime.

Adults befriend minors through the internet and arrange meetings with them to engage in sexual activity. This is a sex crime committed using the internet, also known as a cyber-sex crime.

Most internet sex crimes involve minors and the number is rising. One such sex crime is child pornography. The usage of the internet for child pornography has increased. Children are made victim by sending obscene material through email and are lured or enticed for prostitution or pornography. Research shows every year about 2,500 people are arrested for internet related sex crimes.

Consequences of Internet Sex Crime in NY

Getting involved or being convicted of an internet sex crime is a serious offense. Some of the consequences are:

  • Jail sentence for a minimum of one year or probation for 6 to 10 years.
  • A person convicted of an internet sex crime will be registered as a sex offender under the Sex Offender Registration Act (SORA).
  • Internet sex crimes can prevent a person from enjoying social privileges like obtaining housing, employment, and other benefits.

Contact the Law Office of Reuven J. Epstein

If you or a loved one has been molested, raped, sexually assaulted or abused do not hesitate to contact the Law Office of Reuven J. Epstein. The Law Office of Reuven J. Epstein can assist you in investigating and preparing your case. To know more, call 845-459-0002 or email at info@reuvenjepsteinlaw.com.

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