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March 2017 Archives

Dealers face charges after woman's heroin overdose

What a person does with his or her body is largely out of the control of others. Despite that, a man from Dallas has been charged by federal authorities for his role in selling heroin to a woman who later died from an overdose. Two others face charges for trafficking illegal narcotics.

Stand your ground laws protect your right to defend yourself

You were at home, and you heard something break in the kitchen. You recognize the sound of shattering glass, so you pick up your gun and head toward the sound. There, you find a person entering your house. He isn't recognizable, and you can see he has a weapon, too. You realize you are being burgled, so you take the steps you need to keep your family safe.

Revenge porn and virtual worlds: Digital defenses

Revenge porn allegations can get you into deep trouble. The people around you may be concerned that you actually committed this crime, straining your social circle. Or, your family may be the center of scrutiny, disrupting your family life. What is revenge porn, though, and why is it such a big deal?

What kinds of cyber crimes happen during online auctions?

There are many kinds of cyber crimes, some of which you may be participating in without even knowing it. For example, if you sell items on an auction website, take money from the buyer but never ship the item, you've actually committed a kind of fraud. According to the 2010 Internet Crime report by the Internet Crime Complaint Center, this happened in 14.4 percent of cyber crime cases.

Is sexting illegal?

Sexting is an interesting topic, because it's not always a crime. Two adults who are willing may send each other nude images or sexual images without facing any kind of penalties. There is a line that is sometimes crossed, though.

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