The 10 Most Common Internet Crimes

Accessing Stored Communications

The Crime: Intentionally accessing, without authorization, a facility through which an electronic communication service is provided.

The Time: Hacking someone's email account for the purposes of commercial advantage, malicious destruction, or in furtherance of any crime carries a maximum five year sentence for first time offenders. Hacking into an email account in all other cases comes with a maximum one year sentence. Now go change your password.

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