Internet Crime Lawyer in Santa Rosa

Experienced Defense Against Cybercrime Charges

In recent years, access to online information has exploded. More and more users are moving to online marketplaces to make their purchases. People are also becoming increasingly comfortable online, and all types of social media sharing have become the norm. Internet crime rates have also risen.

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Types of Charges We Fight

Government agencies at both the state and federal levels, including the FBI, are heavily involved in identifying those involved in illegal activities through the use of the internet. A few of the most common internet crimes include:

  • Internet Sex Crimes
  • Child pornography
  • Child solicitation
  • Luring a minor
  • Fraud crimes
  • Business fraud
  • Credit card fraud
  • Email scams
  • Internet auction fraud
  • Online gaming espionage
  • Investment fraud
  • Non-delivery of merchandise
  • Identity theft

Possible Penalties

The penalties for internet crimes vary, and will be based upon the level of financial damage suffered by the victim, the prior criminal record of the alleged perpetrator, and whether the case involved sex crimes against children. Internet fraud that involves banks, mortgage companies or insurance are most often filed in federal court. Crimes related to child pornography possession or distribution through the internet carry extremely heavy consequences, usually including fines, prison time and the requirement to register as a sex offender.

The Benefits of Hiring Michael A. Fiumara

At our firm, we are highly experienced in defending against criminal charges that were filed based upon computer or digital evidence. It could be far more difficult for a prosecutor to prove a case if other parties, whether at work, home or elsewhere, could have gained access to a computer, tablet, smart phone or other device. Our firm calls upon our resources, including most respected technical experts in the field to assist in defense case preparation. It is imperative that we review the facts of your case without delay.

Michael A. Fiumara and our team are prepared to meet with you in order to gather the necessary information to initiate your defense. Our lawyers go beyond the expected level of service, always giving 110%, and we will always pursue the best possible outcome. Each of our attorneys is highly distinguished, and the recipient of awards and honors. Our lawyers are national lecturers, and have also been called upon by both local and national media over the years for legal commentary. If you are in need of an exceptional level of professional counsel for your defense, contact us as soon as possible.