The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA)

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) of 1986 is United States legislation that made it a federal crime to access a protected computer without proper authorization.
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Wiretap Act

Also known as “Title III”, which prohibits “any person,” including law enforcement, from making an illegal interception or disclosing or using illegally intercepted material. 18 U.S.C. § 2511.
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Unlawful Access to Stored Communications(18 U.S.C. § 2701)

This law prevents any individual or entity from accessing servers or other facilities that hold email, text messages, or cell phone records.
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Identity Theft and Aggravated Identity Theft (U.S.C. § 1028A)

A person is guilty of identity theft when he or she “knowingly transfers, possesses, or uses, without lawful authority, a means of identification of another person with the intent to commit, or to aid or abet, or in connection with, any unlawful activity that constitutes a violation of Federal law, or that constitutes a felony under any applicable State or local law.”
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Access Device Fraud (18 U.S.C. § 1029)

When a person commits fraud using an electronic access device.
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Wire Fraud (18 U.S.C. § 1343)

A person that uses TV, Radio, or other transmission to launch a fraudulent scheme.
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