The Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS) is available to assist with questions regarding computer crimes, other electronic investigations, searches and seizures of electronic evidence, and other high-tech matters. In addition, at least one Assistant United States Attorney in every United States Attorney's Office is designated as a Computer/Telecommunications Coordinator (CTC) and is available to answer such questions.
Further information on computer fraud is available in the Criminal Resource Manual
|18 U.S.C. § 1030—Pre October 1996||Criminal Resource Manual at 1020|
|18 U.S.C. § 1030—Post October 1996||Criminal Resource Manual at 1021|
|Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section||Criminal Resource Manual at 1022|
|Computer/Telecommunications Coordinator List||Criminal Resource Manual at 1023|
For information relating to the Department's guidelines for searching and seizing computers, see the Criminal Resource Manual beginning at 1200.