One fact is certain: the public authorities continuously monitor Internet activity. Whether an individual is simply “surfing the net,” downloading content through peer-to-peer file-sharing programs, or communicating in a chat-room, you should always assume that a strict monitoring is always active to imply the laws, whereas, the public authority can easily reach any individual or computer.
Public authorities perform internet surveillance and monitoring in order to investigate Internet crimes and their doer and can obtain warrant to seize computers.
And, contrary to common belief, deleting a file or content from a computer does not make it disappear. Public authorities specialized in cybercrimes possess the computer programs, time, and funding to retrieve date thought deleted or destroyed. Cybercrimes include owning or distributing pornography over the internet, computer hacking, fraud, credit card fraud, identity theft, internet extortion, investment fraud, Ponzi/pyramid schemes, investment fraud, lotteries, internet auction fraud, phishing/spoofing (forged electronic documents), and spam can all result in an investigation and potential prosecution for cyber-crimes fighting laws number 5 for the year 2012.
Internet crimes often carry mandatory minimum sentences of imprisonment and registration in criminal record (Good conduct certificate). It is not uncommon for a curious individual merely looking at images on the Internet to find themselves under investigation and indictment for Internet pornography crimes. The potential consequences to freedom and public standing can be disastrous, which necessities an immediate action to contact an experience legal service in this field.
At The Law Offices of Mohamed Al Marzooqi Advocates & Consultancy we have been deeply involved in the defense of clients charged with a variety of “hacking” and Internet crimes for many years. Our criminal legal team monitors the latest investigative and technical Internet crime developments so that our defense against charges of Internet crimes involves cutting edge strategies.