The 10 Most Common Internet Crimes

Sports Betting

The Crime: Engaging in the business of betting or wagering on any sporting event or contest over the Internet.

The Time: Using the Internet for betting on sports is a federal crime punishable up to two years in prision. States remain free to regulate internet gambling, other than sports betting, as it occurs within that state. Since non-sports betting regulations fall within the purview of the individual states, the laws and regulations vary across the country.

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