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Sec. 8. (a)?A person who knowingly or intentionally and who without authorization:
(1)?disrupts, denies, or causes the disruption or denial of computer system services to an authorized user of the computer system services that are:
(B)?under contract to; ?or
(C)?operated for, on behalf of, or in conjunction with;
another person in whole or part;
(2)?destroys, takes, or damages equipment or supplies used or intended to be used in a computer, computer system, or computer network;
(3)?destroys or damages a computer, computer system, or computer network; ?or
(4)?introduces a computer contaminant into a computer, computer system, or computer network;
commits an offense against computer users, a Level 6 felony.
(b)?However, the offense is:
(1)?a Level 5 felony if:
(A)?the pecuniary loss caused by the offense is at least seven hundred fifty dollars ($750) but less than fifty thousand dollars ($50,000);
(B)?the offense was committed for the purpose of devising or executing any scheme or artifice to defraud or obtain property; ?or
(C)?the offense interrupts or impairs:
(i)?a governmental operation; ?or
(ii)?the public communication, transportation, or supply of water, gas, or another public service; ?and
(2)?a Level 4 felony if:
(A)?the pecuniary loss caused by the offense is at least fifty thousand dollars ($50,000); ?or
(B)?the offense endangers human life.
(c)?In addition to any criminal penalties imposed for a violation of this section, a person who commits an offense described in subsection (b) commits a deceptive act that is actionable by the attorney general under IC 24-5-0.5 and is subject to the remedies and penalties under IC 24-5-0.5.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Indiana Code Title 35. Criminal Law and Procedure § 35-43-1-8 - last updated June 08, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-35-criminal-law-and-procedure/in-code-sect-35-43-1-8/
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