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Technology has evolved to the point that people can stay connected with virtually anyone, anywhere in the world. This has opened up the possibility for criminals to act under the shield of the Internet, computer, or any of a myriad of electronic devices. With just a few clicks of the mouse, one can access detailed information about anyone. It is this kind of ready access to information that can land people in hot water with the federal government. The laws related Internet and computer crimes are complex and constantly changing. If you find yourself accused of such a crime, you must take it seriously as the penalties can be quite harsh. This is why you will want to have a professional and experienced trial attorney working on your case from the beginning.
Common Types of Cases
The FBI is typically the federal agency responsible for pursuing Internet and computer related criminal cases. They will vigorously pursue any person who they believe to be using the Internet to commit any manner of crime. With the spike in technology, such investigations and leveled accusations have increased dramatically across the country in recent years. At the current time, most of these cases fall into one of three categories.
These are not the only possible cases related to federal crimes involving the Internet or computer, but it does cover the basics. It is important to remember that a conviction for any of these crimes can result in jail time and hefty fines. This may result in the breakup of personal relationships, financial hardship, loss of employment, and so much more. In some cases, a conviction can prevent you from ever again being able to access the Internet.
It is important to contact a lawyer early on in the process so that a vigorous defense against these charges can be lodged. There are many possible explanations as to why you may have become the center of an FBI investigation.
These are just a few of the possible defenses that can be considered in this type of federal case. It is important to take the charges seriously. It is also important to begin mounting your defense as quickly as possible in order to get this behind you.