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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE725 ILCS 5/Art. 124B Pt. 600
(725 ILCS 5/) Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963.
(725 ILCS 5/Art. 124B Pt. 600 heading)
(Source: P.A. 96-712, eff. 1-1-10.)
725 ILCS 5/124B-600
(725 ILCS 5/124B-600)
Persons and property subject to forfeiture.
A person who commits the offense of computer fraud as set forth in Section 16D-5 or Section 17-50 of the Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal Code of 2012 shall forfeit any property that the sentencing court determines, after a forfeiture hearing under this Article, the person has acquired or maintained, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, as a result of that offense. The person shall also forfeit any interest in, securities of, claim against, or contractual right of any kind that affords the person a source of influence over any enterprise that the person has established, operated, controlled, conducted, or participated in conducting, if the person's relationship to or connection with any such thing or activity directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, is traceable to any item or benefit that the person has obtained or acquired through computer fraud.
(Source: P.A. 96-712, eff. 1-1-10; 97-1108, eff. 1-1-13; 97-1150, eff. 1-25-13.)
725 ILCS 5/124B-605
(725 ILCS 5/124B-605)
Distribution of property and sale proceeds.
(a) All moneys and the sale proceeds of all other property forfeited and seized under this Part 600 shall be distributed as follows:
(1) 50% shall be distributed to the unit of local
government whose officers or employees conducted the investigation into computer fraud and caused the arrest or arrests and prosecution leading to the forfeiture. Amounts distributed to units of local government shall be used for training or enforcement purposes relating to detection, investigation, or prosecution of financial crimes, including computer fraud. If, however, the investigation, arrest or arrests, and prosecution leading to the forfeiture were undertaken solely by a State agency, the portion provided under this paragraph (1) shall be paid into the State Police Services Fund of the Illinois State Police to be used for training or enforcement purposes relating to detection, investigation, or prosecution of financial crimes, including computer fraud.
(2) 50% shall be distributed to the county in which
the prosecution and petition for forfeiture resulting in the forfeiture was instituted by the State's Attorney and shall be deposited into a special fund in the county treasury and appropriated to the State's Attorney for use in training or enforcement purposes relating to detection, investigation, or prosecution of financial crimes, including computer fraud. If a prosecution and petition for forfeiture resulting in the forfeiture has been maintained by the Attorney General, 50% of the proceeds shall be paid into the Attorney General's Financial Crime Prevention Fund. If the Attorney General and the State's Attorney have participated jointly in any part of the proceedings, 25% of the proceeds forfeited shall be paid to the county in which the prosecution and petition for forfeiture resulting in the forfeiture occurred, and 25% shall be paid into the Attorney General's Financial Crime Prevention Fund to be used for the purposes stated in this paragraph (2).
(b) Before any distribution under subsection (a), the Attorney General or State's Attorney shall retain from the forfeited moneys or sale proceeds, or both, sufficient moneys to cover expenses related to the administration and sale of the forfeited property.
(Source: P.A. 102-538, eff. 8-20-21.)
725 ILCS 5/124B-610
(725 ILCS 5/124B-610)
Computer used in commission of felony; forfeiture.
If a person commits a felony under any provision of the Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal Code of 2012 or another statute and the instrumentality used in the commission of the offense, or in connection with or in furtherance of a scheme or design to commit the offense, is a computer owned by the defendant (or, if the defendant is a minor, owned by the minor's parent or legal guardian), the computer is subject to forfeiture under this Article. A computer, or any part of a computer, is not subject to forfeiture under this Article, however, under either of the following circumstances:
(1) The computer accessed in the commission of the
offense was owned or leased by the victim or an innocent third party at the time the offense was committed.
(2) The rights of a creditor, lienholder, or person
having a security interest in the computer at the time the offense was committed will be adversely affected.
(Source: P.A. 96-712, eff. 1-1-10; 97-1150, eff. 1-25-13.)
725 ILCS 5/124B-615
(725 ILCS 5/124B-615)
Standard forfeiture provisions incorporated by reference.
All of the provisions of Part 100 of this Article are incorporated by reference into this Part 600.
(Source: P.A. 96-712, eff. 1-1-10.)