Alabama Computer Crimes Laws
|Code Section||13A-8-100, et seq.|
|Mental State Required for Prosecution||Willfully, knowingly, without authorization or without reasonable grounds|
|Misdemeanor Computer Crimes||Access; alter, damage, or destroy hard/software valued under $2,500, class A misdemeanor|
|Felony Computer Crimes||Access plus scheme to defraud; alter, damage, or destroy hard/software valued over $2500 or cause interruption of public/government services; class C felony if purpose of offense is to scheme, defraud or obtain property; class B felony if damage = or > $2,500; interruption of government operation or public/utility service; class A felony if action causes physical injury to person not involved in said act.|
|Attempt Considered a Crime?||No|
|Civil Lawsuit Permitted?||No|
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