The existence of the internet has created a whole new range of potential criminal acts. In a previous post, this blog reported on a trial underway against a man who the police allege defrauded others out of bitcoins, an e-currency. The man was charged with wire fraud and securities fraud, both of which are considered to be white collar criminal charges.
White collar crimes have taken on a new identity with the widespread use of the Internet, and frequently, white collar crimes are now Internet crimes. Forensic analysts specializing in computer analysis are often able to track suspected criminal Internet activity that the police may apply criminal charges to.
It is imperative for a person facing such a criminal charge to have an advocate on his or her side who understands how a prosecutor may approach an internet crime case and what kind of evidence is important to present for a defendant.
The attorneys of Hymel Davis & Petersen have guided Louisiana defendants in contesting a myriad of Internet crime charges, including Internet solicitation, illegal pornography possession, identity theft and other computer crimes. A person convicted of such an Internet crime charge may face serious penalties, as well as untold damage to his or her reputation and freedom. The experienced attorneys at Hymel Davis & Peterson have helped protect the rights of many defendants facing legal challenges.
A person facing a charge for an internet crime may feel overwhelmed and unsure of where to turn. It is imperative that a person in such a situation seek out experienced legal advice and fight to protect his or her legal rights. For more information, please visit our Internet Crimes Defense page. A well-crafted defense may be an essential element in preserving such a defendant’s rights, and it is important that you are knowledgeable about your options.