Obtain a Sacramento Criminal Defense Attorney for Your Case
In the state of California, police officers and law enforcement are becoming more and more aware of the potential for crime to be committed on the internet and are thinking of new ways to enforce the law and protect communities and individuals from cyber-crime. There are many different crimes that you could be charged with on the internet, and there are many different penalties for these various crimes in the state of California. Team up with a Sacramento criminal defense lawyer right away if you are facing any type of internet crime charges.
One of the more serious internet crimes that have severe penalties is the exploitation of a child on the internet, whether this exploitation is through child pornography, soliciting, luring or other actions. The penalties for conviction of a computer crime involving a child generally involves felony charges, but sometimes are charged as a misdemeanor. A misdemeanor charge of child pornography can have penalties of up to one year in jail and fines up to $2,500.
Felony child pornography charges can include up to eight years in prison, fines up to $100,000 and sex offender registration in some cases. If you are forced to register as a sex offender then you could be denied employment, housing and other benefits that require a background check. Other internet crimes can include the following:
- Computer fraud
- Internet harassment
- Cyber stalking
- Identity theft
How a Sacramento Criminal Defense Lawyer Can Help
If you have been charged with an internet crime of any kind then you could face serious penalties for conviction. It is vitally important that you retain skilled legal assistance on your side in order to aggressively combat the charges against you. At Tower Legal Group we have a long history of success in the cases that we handle and we have many satisfied clients whom we have represented in the past.
We can answer your questions, discuss your options with you, advise you of the best legal action for you to take and provide you with aggressive representation of your case in court if you choose to work with us. Contact a Sacramento criminal defense attorney today to discuss your case and how we can help you.