Online Fraud Statute of Limitations
What is the Federal Statute of Limitations for Online Fraud?
The statute of limitations for online fraud offenses can vary depending on the jurisdiction and the specific laws in place. In general, the statute of limitations for federal online fraud offenses is five years, but some state laws may have longer or shorter statutes of limitations.
Additionally, some online fraud offenses, such as those involving identity theft or causing significant financial harm, may have longer statutes of limitations.
It is important to consult with a lawyer familiar with the laws in your jurisdiction to determine the specific statute of limitations for a online fraud offense. It is also important to note that if the online fraud resulted in significant damage, the authorities may decide to prosecute the offender regardless of the statute of limitations.