What are Computer Crimes?
Any illegal activity, which is done through the use of a computer and internet, is known as a computer crime (or cyber-crime). These crimes involve hacking of accounts, using a fake identity on the Internet, cyber-stalking, malware, internet piracy, fraud, illegal distribution, gambling, selling drugs online, and many others related crimes, which are done using technology.
Due to the vast growth in computer technology, almost everything can be done on the Internet like payment of bills, purchasing goods, and transferring money. With new devices like smartphones and tablets, computer crimes are becoming more prevalent. However, if you are accused of committing a computer crime in Florida, you face serious penalties that could have a profound impact on your life.
What to Do If You’ve Been Charged With a Computer Crime
In Florida, computer crimes are taken very seriously and the punishments can range from hundreds of dollars in fines to years in prison. Cyber crimes that are more serious in nature and can result in the involvement of federal or international agencies, complicating the case and making the consequences if convicted significantly more severe.
If you are being investigated for computer crimes, it is essential that you obtain legal representation without hesitation, even before you are formally charged. I have extensive experience working with clients who have been accused of computer crimes, and can provide you sound legal advice and representation that will allow you to obtain the best outcome possible in your case.
For a consultation to discuss the charges against you, contact me today at 1-305-433-0497.