Computer Crimes Lawyer
The advent of the Internet has sparked a new wave of communication, financial transactions, news gathering and even viewing and listening to new music and media in general. Unfortunately, the Internet has also created new opportunities for the commission of computer crimes, and the government on both the state and federal level has been forced to react to this ongoing growth with an entire body of new crimes and punishments.
Computer crimes to some extent are still being defined in many circumstances, but below is a brief overview of the types of cases handled by our experienced computer crimes lawyers. If you have been or could be accused of any of the computer crimes below, please Contact the firm as soon as possible to schedule an initial consultation.
Hacking and virus distribution is almost a virtual mode of ‘breaking and entering’ that can be accomplished from anywhere in the world. Hacking into information on another computer or server allows those who do so to use the information gathered to commit many other crimes, and virus distribution can completely cripple an entire computer network, all but shutting down the target entity. Learn More
Unfortunately, one of the biggest industries in the online world remains pornography, as the Internet allows access to not only pornographic material but also to people like never before. Internet sex crimes generally involve children, and law enforcement entities around the world are targeting this conduct and doling out severe punishments to those convicted. Learn More
Internet fraud can occur in many ways, but the bottom line is that it’s essentially the same as ‘traditional’ fraud, in that the accused offender generally acquires some sort of wealth or property based on falsely representing some fact or piece of information that fools the victim into acting. Learn More
Identity theft is not only a crime in and of itself, but the information that’s gathered allows the person accused of identity theft to use that information either for personal gain or to damage the victim of identity theft. Obtaining national security data is a federal crime that puts the entire security system of the United States at risk, and the penalties for a conviction of this crime are severe. Learn More
Illegal monetary transactions can occur online in several forms, and many of these transactions are also based on fraud or identity theft. Generally, the problem with illegal monetary transactions online is that there is generally a ‘trail’ that leads both to and from the transaction at question, and these are often crimes that are federal in nature. Learn More
If you are facing any sort of computer crimes accusations, you need to act now to begin building a defense. Contact the computer crimes lawyers at The Blanch Law Firm today to schedule an initial consultation.