Beverly Hills Computer Crimes Lawyer
Aggressive Defense Against Charges of Computer Crimes
Due to an upward trend in the use of technology and the continued dependence on computers in everyday life, it is no surprised that there is also a similar upward growth in the amount of crime associated. Despite the knowledge of increased computer crime, it is difficult to know completely just how many crimes are committed every year as they can often go undetected, unreported or have a damage that is incalculable in effect. If you are successfully convicted, however, there is no doubt that you will be facing some of the harshest penalties available. It is absolutely vital that you do not waste any time in securing the assistance of a skilled Beverly Hills computer crimes attorney as quickly as possible.
There are two types of computer crimes that prosecutors will pursue. There are those that target either a computer or a computer network, such as malware or viruses, and there are those that utilize the computer as a tool during the crime, such as cyber stalking, fraud, and identity theft. Both of these crimes carry with them strict penalties, and as these crimes can often cross over state lines, they can be punished on a national level as a federal crime.
Why Hire a Computer Crime Attorney in Beverly Hills?
At Okabe & Haushalter, we are compassionate to the need for comprehensive, dynamic legal guidance if you are currently facing criminal charges of computer crimes. We believe that success is often found in the details and for this reason, we strongly believe in exhaustively researching and preparing every case brought to us. If you choose to work with an attorney from our firm, you can be confident that you will receive the high-quality level of service you deserve.
Have you been charged with a computer crime?
Any illegal act which involves the use of a computer or the internet falls under the category of a computer crime. While identity theft is constantly in the news, not all computer crime is for the purpose of financial gain. A number of internet crimes such as cyberstalking (use of a computer to stalk or harass another) and hacking may be done as pranks but are also considered serious crimes. If you are being investigated or have been charged with an internet crime, it is important that you seek the counsel of a Beverly Hills criminal defense attorney to avoid severe penalties.
Computer Crime Lawyer in Beverly Hills
Legislators are working hard to catch up by enacting new laws regarding cybercrime. For this reason internet crime is an evolving area of the law. Because the internet has no clear cut state borders, someone on a computer in California may unwittingly commit a federal crime and may find himself facing state and federal charges. Our firm defends individuals and businesses alleged to have committed such offenses as:
- Identity theft
- Internet fraud
- Child pornography
- Stalking (cyber stalking)
- Crimes against children
- Credit card fraud
- Theft of trade secrets
When someone is charged with one or more internet crimes, early intervention by an experience computer crime lawyer can be crucial when seeking to avoid severe penalties.
Law enforcement investigators who are less than expert in computer forensics can make mistakes. An individual who has committed one minor offense may find himself charged with numerous state and federal serious crimes. It isn't unusual for an individual's rights to be trampled on during a web crime investigation. A criminal defense lawyer with a thorough understanding of the law as it relates to discovery and evidence in computer forensics can aggressively protect your rights. Call Okabe & Haushalter to discuss your defense.
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