Computer crimes can be very serious and the majority of computer crimes are prosecuted in federal court, making those computer crimes even more serious. Contact us for criminal lawyer Philadelphia from The Zeiger Firm for a free consultation about your computer crimes case. In our technology-driven world, prosecutors employ sophisticated techniques to address a growing number of computer crimes. But they do not always get it right, and you need a lawyer who will employ techniques as sophisticated as those of the government to defend your rights.
There are a wide range of crimes within the family of computer crime. For example, computer crimes now include:
- Hacking to obtain customer data, trade secrets and/or other sensitive information;
- Operating an Internet scam;
- Posting copyrighted material;
- Identity theft;
- Child pornography.
In essence, a computer crime involves any illegal act that uses a computer.
When arrested for a computer crime, it is essential that you address the situation early and aggressively. First, the penalties for computer crimes are severe. Punishments can include prison time, fines, probation and other penalties. Second, a conviction can bring about serious reputation damage, affecting your personal and professional future.
Third, each case is different and requires its own unique analysis. If appropriate, we may need to bring our own computer experts into the case. As technology evolves, cases become more complex, and your lawyer needs time to uncover all the facts and build your case.
Given the seriousness of this crime, your attorney must build your strongest defense possible and do so as early as possible. The Philadelphia, Pennsylvania attorneys at The Zeiger Firm understand the many laws that apply to these cases, and we zealously will investigate and defend you against the charges. With aggressive investigation and lawyering, our attorneys will try to convince the authorities to drop and dismiss cases at their inception. When cases do go forward, our criminal defense attorneys aggressively and zealously will defend you against these charges.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, as well as state and local law enforcement agencies, have assembled teams of investigators and prosecutors who handle these cases. To fight these charges, you need defense attorneys who have handled these cases, understand the nature of the charges and how to fight them.
When you need a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania attorney to defend you when arrested and charged with a computer crime, contact The Zeiger Firm, who represent every client zealously in order to obtain the best results possible in each case. To arrange a consultation, please give us a call at 215-546-0340 or send us an email via the form to the left.