Computer Sex Crimes
Computer Sex Crimes Are Serious Charges
Oklahoma has taken a strong stand against computer sex crimes, which are almost always charged as felonies. The majority of computer sex crimes in this state are solicitation through the Internet. Such crimes include soliciting sex from a minor, sending pornographic photos or videos, and sexting – sending explicit photos through a cellphone.
Definition of These Crimes is Expanding
Taking a hard line on computer sex crimes in Oklahoma means constantly expanding the laws to include new digital devices, including cellphones, iPads, and computers. Oklahoma is keeping up with this type of crime and ensuring that the laws cover the changing technology and the type of crimes.
What are the Penalties?
Computer sex crimes are almost always going to be charged as felonies. That could mean a sentence of five years in prison and/or a fine of $5,000. If the crime involved a minor, the sentence would include registration as a sex offender.
How Can I Fight These Charges?
If you have ben charged with a computer sex crime, an experienced attorney is your best bet for obtaining a favorable outcome in your case.