What are the penalties for phishing?

The penalties for phishing can vary depending on the details of the offense and whether an individual has a criminal history. Those charged with phishing can face fines, a prison sentence or probation.

A felony phishing conviction can carry a sentence of up to five years in prison, while a misdemeanor phishing conviction can result in up to a year in prison. Fines for phishing offenses can be up to $10,000 for a felony and up to $2,000 for a misdemeanor.

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