Computer crimes are a fairly recent phenomenon and consequently represent a new and complex area of criminal law. Because the laws are so complicated, individuals who have been charged with computer crimesincluding computer hacking, identity theft, cyber-stalking, or other cyber crimes should always consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney who has a thorough understanding of this particular area of law.
The attorneys of Imhoff & Associates have extensive experience handling a variety of computer crime cases. If you've been charged with a computer crime, we can help. Please contact us today for a FREE consultation with a skilled criminal defense team member who can evaluate your case and help you determine the best plan of action.
What is a Computer Crime?
When computers or computer technology is used to carry out a crime, it is considered a computer crime. Even traditional crimes such as solicitation, theft, embezzlement, and child pornography may be considered computer crimes if a computer was used in their commission.
Common computer crimes include, but are not limited to:
- Internet Fraud
- Computer Hacking
- Copyright Theft
- Credit Card Fraud
- Internet Pornography
- Email Interception
How We Can Help You
If you have been charged with a computer crime, you may face serious penalties such as imprisonment, probation/parole, compensation to be paid to the victim(s), court ordered counseling, heavy fines, and more. It is important not to face these consequences alone. An experienced criminal defense attorney can help you.
At Imhoff & Associates, we can build a solid case in your defense, negotiate with prosecutors, interview witnesses, and potentially have the charges against you reduced or dismissed. Our staff of attorneys, paralegals, and other professionals is committed to defending the rights of the accused and we will work vigorously to ensure that your rights are protected throughout the entire legal process.
For an aggressive and effective criminal defense, please contact Imhoff & Associates today. We offer a no-cost initial consultation.
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DISCLAIMER The statement above is not legal advice. This statement is not intended to be a correct statement of law in your jurisdiction. This statement is intended to give you a very general understanding of what is involved in this type of crime. Please consult an attorney to find out what law applies in your jurisdiction.