Mesa Internet Crime Attorney
Internet Crimes: Fraud, Pornography, Identity Theft
Internet crime is a relatively new area of crime. The legislature is continuously creating new laws concerning internet crimes in order to protect the public from various types of fraudulent activities. The internet and electronic devices have allowed the government to intrude into a citizen’s private life more than ever before.
Government investigators can now closely follow what an individual user does on the web. Their ability to identify a particular computer on the internet and recover data from a computer's hard drive provides them with a wealth of information during a criminal investigation and prosecution. If you are the target of an investigation, or have been charged with a computer crime, consult an established Mesa criminal defense attorney to discuss your legal options.
Criminal Defense Lawyer Serving Phoenix, Scottsdale,
Tempe & the Entire East Valley
When you have been arrested and charged with an internet crime, you need a legal advocate who thoroughly comprehends the intricacies of cyber crime and can analyze and evaluate the evidence against you with an eye towards identifying weaknesses in the prosecution’s case. Your attorney will then be in a strong position to either negotiate a successful resolution to your case or facilitate a bench or jury trial on your behalf. Task forces and new units have been formed to investigate internet crimes, such as:
Mr. Buckallew has a Master’s in Forensic Science (M.F.S.) degree, in addition to his law degree, giving him a unique and diverse background in resolving all types of serious and complex criminal cases. Cyber forensics is still an evolving area and as a result, investigators are susceptible to making errors during the course of a criminal investigation involving internet crimes. Depending upon the unique factors of a case, questions can be raised concerning the validity of the prosecution’s evidence and whether your constitutional rights have been violated.
The penalties for internet crimes, if convicted, can be harsh. The prosecution may take months to prepare its case. You need someone on your side who understands the complexities inherent in these types of cases and will fight vigorously on your behalf. Call the Law Offices of Trent R. Buckallew, PC for a consultation.
To find out more about what can be done in your specific case, contact a Mesa criminal defense attorney at the Firm.