THE PUNISHMENTS FOR CYBER-BULLYING
Cyber-bullies can face some serious consequences or punishments from getting caught cyber-bullying. Some of the cases of cyber-bullying such as hacking, password or identity theft, and stalking are all criminal charges. Some of the people that might get involved in these cases are the Law of Enforcement and the FBI. Some of the consequences or punishments if the cyber-bullies are found guilty are:
- charges; may have to be fined or go to jail for 2 years or less. Some times you might have to pay the fee and go to jail.
- May be prosecuted under stalking laws. Most states have updated their laws that include electronics/cyberspace harassment. Some of the states that have updated are: Arizona, Alaska, Connecticut, Michigan, New York, Oklahoma, and Wyoming.
- You could get kicked off of sports teams.