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Internet Crimes in Florida

Boca Raton Criminal Lawyer Defending Against Internet Crimes

The realm of internet crimes is often confusing and many are unaware of the details involved. Investigating an internet crime takes knowledge and experience that a skilled criminal attorney would have. Internet crimes often overlap with the category of white collar crimes. White collar crimes involve non-violent fraudulent and deceptive offenses in order to receive financial gain. Many of the crimes that used to be considered a white collar crime is now under the category of internet crimes. If the internet is involved in the crime, the penalties for internet crimes are at stake. Need a lawyer for an internet crime case in Boca Raton? Contact me at the Law Offices of Richard Tendler for representation in your case. With more than 15 years of experience, I have seen all types of internet crime cases and I am practiced in defending against these charges.

What is an internet crime?

The category of internet crimes includes any type of illegal act that takes place on the internet. The type of crime used to be a rare occasion that many were unaware about, but as technology grows so does internet usage. Internet crimes generally involve theft of some sort or an illegal sexual act. The reason for this is because many think that they can stay anonymous through the internet. Florida law is strict on internet crimes and the monitoring and investigation of internet usage has improved over time. Some of the types of crimes that can be charged as internet crimes include:

  • Hacking
  • Identity theft
  • Credit card fraud
  • Computer fraud
  • Phishing
  • Spamming
  • Possession or Distribution of child pornography
  • Solicitation of a minor or any sexual solicitation
  • Embezzlement
  • Illegal marketing schemes
  • Theft crimes
  • Sex crimes
  • Piracy of music/ video games/ movies etc…

There are innumerable offenses that can qualify as an internet crime. If you have been charged with an internet crime, you need to immediately work on building a defense and finding aggressive representation. Defending against these charges requires a well thought out game plan- get started by filling out a case evaluation form with my firm.

Penalties That Can Follow an Internet Crime Conviction in FL

Internet crimes are not taken lightly in the state of Florida. These crimes carry serious consequences that can affect your life forever. When facing internet crime charges, you are at risk of prison time, fines/ restitution, community service, probation and more. If your offense involved illegal sexual activity, you could also have to register as a sex offender in Florida. There are also cases that can result in counseling or house arrest. The exact penalties will vary from crime to crime and also by your unique case. It is beneficial in any internet crime case to have skilled legal counsel to assist you in defending against the charges.

Facing internet crime charges in Boca Raton, FL?

This type of crime is complex and you need to have a Boca Raton criminal attorney with the legal know-how when it comes to internet crimes. To avoid the serious penalties at risk, discuss your case with me without delay. The sooner you obtain representation, the sooner we can start investigating and researching the details of the case. I understand the need to have a positive attorney- client relationship with constant communication. Due to this, I am available to my clients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and am always willing to answer questions or discuss the progression of the case. Contact the Law Offices of Richard Tendler today to see how I can help!

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