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9-48.000 - Computer Fraud

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.

Updated May 12, 2015