Going on the Internet often means researching, playing games and even connecting with others via social media. While this is a positive advancement in society, the reality is that this form of technology could get one into trouble. In fact, if an individuals does not use this platform properly, he or she could be accused a criminal allegation for his or her misbehavior. With regards to Internet crimes, it may be possible to fight these allegations, helping the accused to develop a strong and assertive criminal defense.
According to recent reports, a young Florida man is facing additional criminal charges. The 21-year-old University of North Florida student was previously arrested on allegations that he threatened to expose explicit photos of a man he met on a dating app. This led to him facing charges of video voyeurism.
Now, the student is back before a judge because he is facing 15 more charges. These charges involve threats of exposing explicit photos. The previous charges stem from the supposed unlawful use of a two-way communication device and making threats with intent to compel.
As a previous post highlighted, cyberstalking carries with it serious penalties. Depending on the details of the crime, a defendant could face serious penalties. Because of this, it is imperative to explore what defense options there are. By exploring the elements of this crime and the evidence used against the accused, a defense strategy could be used to disprove element or suppress evidence. This could result in reduced or even dismissed charges.