H.R.4654: Social Media Fraud Mitigation Act

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Social Media Fraud Mitigation Act This bill establishes new criminal offenses for fraudulent activities involving communications through social media, email, or other electronic messages. First, the bill makes it unlawful to post or send messages through a fake social media account or profile to cause or threaten to cause financial or physical harm to an individual. A violation is punishable by a fine, a maximum prison term of up to one year...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Date Description
Nov. 1, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
July 22, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
July 22, 2021

Introduced in the House by Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.)

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