Negligent driving causing death (case study)

The case of Bonsu v R [2009] NSWCCA 316 is the binding authority for cases involving negligent driving causing death. The case has significantly changed the landscape of cases involving this offence. If convicted, an offender is now much more likely to face a custodial sentence than was previously the case. What follows in this…

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Dangerous driving causing death NSW

Penalties for dangerous driving causing death “Dangerous driving causing death” is a serious criminal offence that provides for penalties of up to 10 years imprisonment under section 52A(1) of the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW). If the offence is committed in circumstances of aggravation, the maximum penalty is 14 years imprisonment. Circumstances of aggravation include the…

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Cybercrime and Computer Crime Articles

Discover how INTERPOL helps in cyber and computer crime detection. What is Australia’s response to cybercrime? Australia’s National Plan to Combat Cybercrime What is Cybercrime and Computer Crime? Breakdown of Computer Crime/ Cybercrime in Australia: The Veda 2015 Cybercrime and Fraud Report Cybercrime/ Computer Crime: What is The Legal Cyber Security Framework in Australia? What…

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Cybercrime : What is Phishing and Pharming?

Author: Dennis Miralis, Computer crime Lawyer In an ever increasing globalised and digitalised world, the use and accessibility of the internet has put everyday people at constant risk of falling into the traps of cybercriminals. From simply opening an email from a sender you do not recognise to being randomly redirected to seemingly authentic websites.…

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Laws concerning Cybercrime / Internet Fraud in NSW

Author: Dennis Miralis, Computer crime Lawyer What is cyber / online fraud? Pursuant to section 192E of the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW), fraud is committed when a person, by way of any deception, dishonestly obtains property belonging to another or obtains any financial advantage or causes financial disadvantage. The Australian Federal Police refer to ‘online…

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Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN)

Author: Dennis Miralis, Computer crime Lawyer ACORN was an initiative created by Australian, state and territory governments. The service addresses cybercrime by allowing individual Australians to report any cyber security incident. Common types of cybercrime reports relate to hacking, scams, fraud, identity theft, attacks on computer systems and illegal or prohibited online content. On top…

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Breakdown of Computer Crime / Cybercrime in Australia

The Veda 2015 Cybercrime and Fraud Report Author: Dennis Miralis, Computer crime Lawyer Veda is a data analytics company and the leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand. In 2015 Veda compiled a report outlining the frequency, types and trends of cybercrime and fraud in Australia in 2015. The report…

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What is Cybercrime and Computer Crime?

What are some general examples of cyber crime in Australia? Author: Dennis Miralis, Cybercrime Lawyer Australia and the digital age Online security has become one of the fastest expanding industries for governments across the world. Maintaining security in the cyberspace creates trust and confidence for individuals, corporations and the public sector. How does Cyber Crime…

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