Citation[edit | edit source]
Use of Interstate Facilities to Transmit Information About a Minor, codified at 18 U.S.C. §2425.
Overview[edit | edit source]
The Act "prohibits the use of a facility of interstate commerce, such as a computer connected to the Internet, to transmit information about a minor under the age of 16 for criminal sexual purposes. Individuals convicted under this statute face a punishment of a fine and/or maximum imprisonment of five years."