Long Island Internet Crime Attorney
Need representation for internet crime charges?
A charge related to an internet crime will take place when a computer,
cell phone or other digital device and the internet are utilized in the
commission of an illegal act. These offenses are also known as cyber-crimes
or computer crimes and include acts such as
credit card fraud,
sex crimes, software piracy, hacking, and many others.
If you have been charged with an internet crime, you need to consult with
a Long Island criminal defense lawyer who has experience in defending
this crime. The
attorneys at Prime & O'Brien, LLP have the knowledge and skills to help
you and to protect your rights and freedoms.
Arrested for an internet crime? Consult with the defense attorneys today.
Fill out our free online consultation form now to get started.
Common Internet Crime Charges
Penalties connected with internet crimes vary depending on the specific
crime, but lengthy prison sentences and expensive fines are commonly imposed.
A longer list of cybercrimes includes:
- Unlawfully distributing copyrighted information
- Spreading computer viruses
- Accessing and/or saving illegal photos
- Using copyrighted material without permission
- Illegal gambling
- Operating an illegal business online
Penalties for Internet Crimes in New York
Internet crimes can be prosecuted as misdemeanors or
felonies, and are often
federal crimes. Factors that impact how the crime is categorized will include how serious
the offense was, issues related to prior convictions, and the degree of
damage from the acts, and to whom. A class B misdemeanor can result in
a sentence of up to 3 months and fines up to $500, while a class B felony
could allow the court to impose a prison sentence of up to 25 years and
fines up to $5000.
Criminal Defense Lawyer in Long Island with Over 20 Years of Experience
There can be several defenses against internet crime charges. Someone other
than you could have used the computer for illegal activities. Another
defense could be proving lack of intent to commit a crime. Need an internet
crime lawyer in Long Island, NY?
Contact the office today and talk to a representative about your case. Whatever your specific
situation is, they stand ready to do everything necessary to help you
challenge the facts presented by the prosecutor.
We serve clients throughout Garden City, Hicksville, Nassau County, Hempstead,
and Suffolk County