In today's digital age, many people have access to computers, the internet, or both. While these devices and services allow us to conduct legitimate transactions with one another, some people use them to commit criminal offenses. With the complexities of networks and the ability for individuals to remain anonymous online, you might find yourself entangled in a computer or internet scheme. If you're being investigated for an offense, you could face harsh conviction penalties, such as years in federal prison and substantial fines.
When you're facing serious charges, it's imperative to get a serious lawyer on your side. At Martin G. Weinberg, Attorney at Law that is the type of legal representation we provide. Backed by extensive experience in the criminal justice system, which includes representing individuals in federal court, we know what it takes to mount an effective defense and adeptly guide individuals through the process. Our attorney will work tirelessly on your behalf and will be a staunch legal advocate prepared to challenge even the toughest charges and opponents.
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The offenses that could be considered computer crimes are many.
Federal law defines the following as computer-related prohibited behaviors:
Depending on the type of offense and the defendant’s criminal history, a conviction for a computer crime could result in up to 20 years in federal prison.
An internet crime is different from a computer crime in that the former is committed across online networks. Because these matters have grown considerably in recent years, the FBI aggressively investigates them. The agency has set up specific units focused solely on identifying individuals suspected to be involved in these types of offenses.
Types of internet crimes identified by the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center include, but are not limited to:
Have you been charged with a computer or internet crime? Reach out to Martin G. Weinberg, Attorney at Law to get aggressive defense from our highly experienced Boston lawyer. The criminal process can be frightening and stressful, which is why we will be by your side every step of the way. We'll thoroughly answer all your questions, explain the charges you're facing, and inform you of your legal options.
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