Avoid Being Connected with a Computer Crime
Given the millions and millions of people on the Internet each and every day, there are bound to be some allegations (and eventual charges brought) of individuals using the worldwide web for criminal purposes.
For example, someone can be charged with using the Internet for financial gains i.e. identity theft, credit card theft etc. Someone might also be charged with turning to the Internet for perpetrating online sexual crimes.
In the event you are charged with a computer-related crime, where will you turn for help?
Having a Rhode Island criminal defense attorney to handle your case is imperative, especially given the potential personal and professional fallout from a computer crime charge or charges.
He or she can provide you with a rigorous defense, a defense that can mean the difference between being cleared of the charges and paying a substantial fine and/or receiving jail time.
In searching for a criminal defense attorney in Rhode Island, look for someone who has the following:
- Extensive experience regarding the Internet and computer crime statutes (both state and federal).
- Understanding of likely direction prosecutors will try and go to convict you.
- Ability to get you the best plea deal in the event the evidence is substantial that you may have committed an online crime or crimes.
When meeting with your Rhode Island legal team, be sure to share any evidence that your personal or work computer was hacked into. A co-worker, family member, or friend may have in fact signed-on and used your computer for criminal intent without your knowledge.
Keep in mind that not only is your personal reputation at stake, but you could also hurt your professional career aspirations if found guilty of a computer crime.
In order to lessen the chances of being forever connected with a computer crime, contact a Rhode Island defense attorney today.