Can information be a crime?

I hate to get all semantic, but crimes are all verbs. You can do things with data that might be a crime (or with a gun, a pornographic movie, or another person), but the noun itself isn't a crime.Who would have committed this crime of

Has anyone ever just assumed their car was stolen and reported it to police and find out it was towed?

It happens.In my jurisdiction, when a vehicle is repossessed, the towing company contacts the police department shortly after taking possession of the vehicle and the vehicle is entered into a statewide database. When someone calls to report a stolen vehicle, one of the first questions we ask is

Black Market: How could you sell valuable stolen items, like precious gems/metals, paintings, cars, etc...?

Imagine you walk into a high street jewellers to buy an engagement ring. How do you know the diamond wasn't stolen? It's origin should be documented, but a criminal just needs to find one corruptible person in the chain of

How to prevent my car from being stolen or broken into

Attach some extra strings all around the cover and tie the extra strings to the wheels, tow points, etc. Hopefully, this will deter them. This will also keep the cover from blowing off. That's how I got my car cover. It blew into my yard from who knows where and it was an exact fit

How to report a car stolen if it's not in my name

You call the police, report the vehicle stolen and ask that a unit be sent out to your location or the location where the vehicle is supposed to be. They will then either dispatch a unit or, if they are backed up with calls, they will instruct you to

What technology is used by car thieves to steal cars?

Arsalan Khan has a great response to the technologies used.Let's think about 2025, where cars will most likely be able to drive autonomously. Wouldn't it be great if thieves could just hack into your car from 1200km away, set the desired location in the sat nav and have the car drive itself there fully

What was your reaction when your car was stolen?

My wife had a clean, sweet '76 Nova. Not the SS, but still. It was her first car and her dad gave it to her. At the time the 76 and similar model years were popular for modding and street racing. So they got

What can I do to find my stolen car more quickly?

It's a terrible feeling. You walk out-from work, from a grocery store, from a movie theater-to exactly where you parked. And it's just not there. Your four-wheeled wonder is gone.

How do cops know if a car is stolen?

Running plate, or better the VIN number through DCI/NCIC. If you get a

Is hacking a crime if you only hack your own equipment/ have permission to hack?

What's illegal is to gain unauthorized access to a machine. So remember that in light of your question.On your own equipment, absolutely legal. That's no different than popping the lock on your own car if you lock the keys in, or because

What is the role of big data in studying criminal forensics?

Big Data is utilized in numerous sorts of applications in the criminal equity framework, from profiling lawbreakers to finding information and exhibiting confirm based contentions to members of the jury at preliminary. The BJS and innovation columnists anticipate that it

What happens to stolen cars?

This is just a thoughtful guess.The first thing that would happen is the number plate changes ASAP, may be within a few minutes if not hours. That makes stopping of the car at road blocks difficult.After that it may cross a state boundary or even

What technology is used by car thieves to steal cars?

Arsalan Khan has a great response to the technologies used.Let's think about 2025, where cars will most likely be able to drive autonomously. Wouldn't it be great if thieves could just hack into your car from 1200km away, set the desired location in the sat nav and have the car drive itself there fully

What's it like to have your car stolen?

It becomes an horrible assault on the psyche, particularly when one's own so-called well-respected American insurance company did it.I still have the pink slip, yet they spirited the car away from a collision center, their intentions were to sell the car at auction

Can cars be stolen (broken into) easily?

Are cars easy to break into?Yep.I just got done writing about how easy it is to break into a car. When I worked at AAA they pretty much taught me how to break into about 80% of the common cars out there.Some of the other ones were a

Do police ever target criminals to find a crime instead of investigating a crime to find a criminal?

All the time.Because I was a reasonably well known cocaine dealer in the 90′s and early 2000′s who never got caught, was friends with known meth users a few years ago, and used to be a national officer of a motorcycle club, I'm still subject to

How can crime be stopped on the deep web?

I think stopping crime on the deep web is an almost impossible task, due mainly to a few factors:1 - TOR - That is the navigator most used to surf through the deep web. This navigator uses military grade cryptography to relay information through a whole network of computers before reaching the user or the website, it's

Is OTP selling a crime?

That question cannot be answered without more information. It depends on just what OTP you mean, what jurisdiction you are operating in, federal supremacy laws and reference to the revenue and regulatory requirements in that jurisdiction. For example, selling the product may be legal while selling it without

Are amputees allowed prosthetics in prison?

In the USA.Yes, prosthetics may be allowed. The actual decision is on a case by case decision.During my years in prison I met many inmates in wheelchairs, some motorized. I did time with a young fellow that wore a prosthetic arm that had a split-hook.

Can fingerprints from a crime site be used to find information about criminal using Aadhar database?

Until June 2018: the use of or access to Aadhaar biometric data for criminal investigation is not permissible under Section 29 of the Aadhaar Act, 2016," UIDAI said in a statement.The "very limited" exception to this is allowed under Section 33 of the Aadhaar Act, which permits use of or access to

What was your reaction when your car was stolen?

My wife had a clean, sweet '76 Nova. Not the SS, but still. It was her first car and her dad gave it to her. At the time the 76 and similar model years were popular for modding and street racing. So they got

What if your insurance replaced your stolen car and you got the stolen car back?

In a situation like this the insurance company will include the salvage rights/title along with the settlement which would mean you have effectively sold them the vehicle.If the vehicle is ever recovered it is now property of your insurance company as you will have signed over the

If there's a website selling your personal information on the deep web, is it a crime to hack the site and send the information you find to the police? Is it a crime to hack the criminals?

Yes, that is a crime. Just like, say, the fact that someone broke into your house and stole something from you doesn't make it legal for you to break into their house to get evidence.

Is it a crime to contact a hacker?

If the Hacker is White Hat Hacker and he did his work for finding and solving the loop holes the it is not Crime.But if u want to contact a Black Hat Hacker who harms other website or system then it is Crime.

What should you do if your car is stolen?

I've had 2 cars stolen this year Here in St. Louis. The first thing to do is definitely call 911 and give the best description of your car possible. License plates are probably the most important. Many people don't know their license plate numbers. Additional details like bumper stickers

Is hacking a crime in the US?

Hacking is covered under a multitude of laws in the United States. While there are federal laws that deal with the issue (usually where the hacking has caused a DDOS or other serious damage to a computer system, or has stolen sensitive information which in and of itself would be

How do car thieves resell stolen cars?

The other answer is good but I wanted to add another way out of my own experience. Just out of law school I bought a brand new Chevy Chevette. I had it a year and it was stolen. I had insurance and wound up buying another car. A year later, I got a call from the state police

Do prison calls get monitored by authorities?

Absolutely. In the US Federal System, when an inmate makes a call, the person answering hears an automated system saying they have a call from federal prison and the name of the inmate. It then says all calls are recorded and subject to monitoring. The person then must accept or deny the call.

Do criminals regret doing a crime after getting caught/sent to prison?

Criminals adapt to cope with the situation they find themselves in.When they are arrested- I'm addicted, I need help.When they talk to their attorney- What about a Motion of

Is it a crime to hack your own email?

Technically speaking, you can't hack your own email. That very question of yours doesn't even make sense.Hacking comes in many forms, you can either try and guess the login credentials of someone if you know him, you can try and

Is hacking a crime in the US?

Hacking is covered under a multitude of laws in the United States. While there are federal laws that deal with the issue (usually where the hacking has caused a DDOS or other serious damage to a computer system, or has stolen sensitive information which in and of itself would be

What happens to stolen art?

Famous pieces have been be ransomed off, however, some never become famous or well known because they remain hidden and are never displayed. They become assimilated after a stronger, more aggresive country steals it and claims it is their historical cultural property. I guess that is Japan's rationale for not returning the countless cultural artifacts they've stolen from

Is it a crime to hack into someone's email?

Duh. Of course it is. It is akin to the right to property. Email account is a private "property" so to speak. If you trespasses into someone's lawn, the said owner has the legal right exercisable upon you. Not to mentiom the information contained in my email (or anyone's email you hack into)

Why do thieves put cars on blocks when they steal the wheels?

Simply put, one needs to resaonably mimic the support of the tires, in order to get the tires off the vehicle, and to be able to get the jacks out from under the vehicle once the tires are removed.

Do prison calls get monitored by authorities?

Absolutely. In the US Federal System, when an inmate makes a call, the person answering hears an automated system saying they have a call from federal prison and the name of the inmate. It then says all calls are recorded and subject to monitoring. The person then must accept or deny the call.

If there's a website selling your personal information on the deep web, is it a crime to hack the site and send the information you find to the police? Is it a crime to hack the criminals?

Yes, that is a crime. Just like, say, the fact that someone broke into your house and stole something from you doesn't make it legal for you to break into their house to get evidence.

What was your reaction when your car was stolen?

My wife had a clean, sweet '76 Nova. Not the SS, but still. It was her first car and her dad gave it to her. At the time the 76 and similar model years were popular for modding and street racing. So they got

Why should a murderer ever get a prison sentence shorter than life in prison?

The best argument I've heard against the death penalty is that we can never be entirely certain that a particular individual is guilty of a crime. All it takes for a conviction is certainty beyond reasonable doubt, and there have been cases on record where someone has been falsely convicted of murder.Since death

What do thieves do with stolen iPhones?

Just want to add to other answers: it's very hard now to erase stolen iPhone as new since the introduction of Activation Lock feature on iOS 7.iOS 7 Feature: Activation Lock makes Find my iPhone more foolproof Assuming that you have

Why should a murderer ever get a prison sentence shorter than life in prison?

The best argument I've heard against the death penalty is that we can never be entirely certain that a particular individual is guilty of a crime. All it takes for a conviction is certainty beyond reasonable doubt, and there have been cases on record where someone has been falsely convicted of murder.Since death

How do car thieves resell stolen cars?

The other answer is good but I wanted to add another way out of my own experience. Just out of law school I bought a brand new Chevy Chevette. I had it a year and it was stolen. I had insurance and wound up buying another car. A year later, I got a call from the state police

Is it a crime to hack your own email?

Technically speaking, you can't hack your own email. That very question of yours doesn't even make sense.Hacking comes in many forms, you can either try and guess the login credentials of someone if you know him, you can try and

Do criminals regret doing a crime after getting caught/sent to prison?

Criminals adapt to cope with the situation they find themselves in.When they are arrested- I'm addicted, I need help.When they talk to their attorney- What about a Motion of

Has anyone ever been tried and found guilty of murder but not been sent to prison?

In the United States (Florida) there are many different types of murder: felony murder, first degree murder, second degree (reckless) murder, third degree (negligent) murder, driving under the influence manslaughter and vehicular manslaughter. So when you say