Los Angeles Internet Crime Attorney
About Internet Crimes
As the internet becomes more and more integrated into our society, more and more laws are being passed on the subject of internet crimes. Internet crimes are often difficult to defend due to the fact that the area of law new and more liable to have "grey areas". A Los Angeles criminal defense attorney that has extensive experience in criminal defense and internet crimes should be assigned to your case. Building a strong defense against the charges is your best course of action. Just because you have been accused of a crime does not necessarily mean that you will be convicted. A large part of it depends on the attorney that you choose and the amount of experience that he or she has.
Being accused of an internet crime can be extremely startling and frightening. Not knowing what you are up against is the hardest part of being charged with a crime. Speaking with an experienced attorney can give you the peace of mind that you need and help you to begin effectively fighting these charges.
If you are being charged with any of the following, please contact an attorney from the firm today!
- Internet sales fraud
- Investment fraud
- Credit card fraud
- Purchasing illegal drugs through the internet
- Child pornography distribution or possession
When these offenses are committed directly against the federal government instead of a private individual, company or other entity, it is a federal crime that will be investigated by federal agencies and tried before federal court. Federal laws against computer crimes can be found in 18 USC. § 1030.
The sentence for a federal computer crime varies depending on the nature of the crime and its effect on the victim. Penalties for such offenses can include a prison sentence of up to five, ten or twenty years, or a life sentence, and a fine of up to $250,000. With such severe penalties involved, anyone who has been charged with a federal computer crime should immediately contact a Los Angeles criminal lawyer to review their case and determine what steps to take in their defense.
Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer
Please do not hesitate to utilize our free legal consultation to your advantage. It is a crucial time to avail yourself of the aggressive legal help that you need. At Lessem, Newstat & Tooson, LLP, we believe that our successful track record is due to our relentless and thorough dedication tour clients. We have taken over 200 trials to jury and received hundreds of dismissals for our clients. We do everything in our power to dismiss, minimize and reduce the charges our clients are facing. If you have recently been arrested or believe that you may be under investigation, there is no better time to call our firm.
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