Computer Crimes in Fort Lauderdale
Theft or Fraud Crimes Involving Computers
With the increase in computer use in the last ten years, computer crimes have risen dramatically. The most often seen crimes involving the computer involve identity theft, hacking, spamming, fraud, internet pornography, internet sex crimes and credit card fraud. Because an internet crime can originate anywhere in the country, cyber crime units have been developed which work on the local, state and federal level to prosecute these crimes. The prosecution of these crimes is aggressively pursued by law enforcement, and conviction can lead to stiff penalties. If you or someone you know has been charged with an internet crime it is important to obtain the services of a experienced computer crimes defense attorney to protect your rights.
Different agencies can be involved in the prosecution of an internet crime, resulting in an individual possibly being charged with several counts for any specific charge filed. This can lead to increased fines, penalties and jail time. Attorney Michael Mirer, P.A. is an experienced and highly trained attorney with over ten years experience working in this field. He will be able to competently defend you against these charges.
Aggressive Computer Crimes Defense Lawyer
When a computer and the internet are used to commit fraud, wire fraud charges are most likely pursued by the prosecution. Wire fraud is an extremely serious federal crime that involves using the internet to transmit information that is intended to defraud others in order to obtain their money or property. These charges are often brought in federal court due to the crime crossing state lines or national borders. The sentences if convicted are harsh and could include up to 20 years in prison and heavy fines. If a financial institution is targeted or affected by this computer crime, the defendant may face up to 30 years in prison and/or a fine of up to $1 million.
With the severity of this type of charge, it is vital you contact dedicated and aggressive criminal defense lawyer Michael Mirer. He will take the time to provide you individual attention and fight vigorously for your rights. Call him today!
When facing a computer crimes charges, don't delay in contacting the Law Offices of Michael Mirer today!
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