Over the past decade, technology—especially the internet—has become a staple has become an instrumental part of our society. However, investigations and prosecution of high-tech criminal offenses have been on the rise as well. These crimes can be prosecuted both federally and by the state, and are punishable by severe penalties.
Our Nassau County criminal defense attorneys at Foley Griffin, LLP have aggressively defended our clients who are facing serious criminal charges, including white collar crimes. With nearly 20 years of experience, we understand what it takes to protect your rights and future.
Cybercrimes, in general, are defined as any criminal offense facilitated by using the internet, email, websites, message boards, and chatrooms to conduct criminal or fraudulent transactions, present illegal or fraudulent solicitations to prospective victims, transfer the proceeds of illegal activity to others, participate in illegal sexual activity, or other actions. Sentences for high-level computer crimes include lengthy prison sentences, expensive fines, restrictions on computer usage, and registration as a sex offender (for any sex-related internet crimes).
Since most internet crimes are considered felonies, it is critical to consult with an experienced attorney when you have been charged with any of the offenses mentioned above.
Our Nassau County criminal defense lawyers understand the unique challenges associated with internet crimes and have the proven knowledge and skill to handle your case. We can investigate your arrest, examine all the evidence, and develop an effective defense strategy to get the best results possible.
Contact us and discuss your legal options immediately.