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We Have the Defense Experience You Need. Contact Our Team If You've Been Charged with an Internet Crime.

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
  • Cyberstalking
  • 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 Glen Cove with Over 30 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 Long Beach, Glen Cove, and Nassau County.

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