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Q: if someone were to make deepfake of both video and audio version of me, would that count as impersonation?

if somebody, were to make deepfake videos, and deepfake audio of me, with the intent of malicious intent of harming my reputation, would that count as impersonation?

Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley answered on Apr 17, 2021

It might be many things, depending on the facts. First, DC and Virginia are "one-party" audio recording jurisdictions, where only one person (the recorder) needs to consent to it, unlike in Maryland where it is illegal to make an audio recording of someone else without their actual... Read more »

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Q: Is there any difference between a white collar and a corporate crime or are they the same thing?
Bernard Crane
Bernard Crane answered on Nov 13, 2018

Pretty much the same, but not entirely. Its like that scene in Seinfield, where Newman is trying to impress a girl with his postal knowledge and smugly looks at her and says, "All certified mail is registered, but not all registered mail is certified."

All corporate crime is...
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Q: So what exactly is wire fraud?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 13, 2018

If you’re asking as a general matter, wire fraud is a crime defined by federal law in 18 U.S.C. 1343, where the elements are that a defendant voluntarily and intentionally devised or participated in a scheme to defraud another out of money, and that she or he did so with the intent to defraud,... Read more »

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