Newport Criminal Lawyer Challenging Internet Crimes
Newport Beach Internet Crime Attorney Representing Orange County
Instances of internet crime are rapidly increasing every year. In light
of that, the criminal justice system in most states is taking a very strong
stance on this form of fraud. If you have been charged or arrested for
an internet crime or are being investigated for a cybercrime, you should
protect yourself with the representation of a Newport Beach criminal defense
attorney. Scott Hughes is a dedicated attorney highly knowledgeable in
criminal defense law. He has successfully defended clients facing serious charges for internet
crimes and other
white collar crimes. See what he may be able to do for your particular situation by scheduling
a case evaluation as soon as possible.
Types of Internet Crimes in Newport Beach
A Newport Beach internet crimes lawyer may be able to defend you against
charges for any number of internet crimes in Newport Beach or
Huntington Beach. Fraudulent internet activities include phishing, mass-market fraud, identity
theft, credit card fraud, auction fraud, spoofing and other wire fraud
crimes. Because of the nature of the internet, those accused of cybercrimes
could be facing federal charges if the offense involves victims across
state lines. Other actions that could involve federal punishment are internet
crimes involving child pornography, solicitation of a minor, prostitution
sex crimes using the internet in some way. Whether state or federal, the consequences
can be severe so it is vital to have strong representation.
California Internet Crimes Penalties
The penalties and punishments for an internet crime vary depending on the
severity of the crime. A conviction for a felony internet crime can bring
years in prison, thousands of dollars in fines plus restitution equal
to or possibly greater than the amount allegedly defrauded. The repercussions
for an internet crime conviction can negatively impact your personal and
professional life substantially.
Contact a Newport Beach internet crime lawyer
at the Law Offices of Scott D. Hughes to see what a skilled and dedicated
defense attorney may be able to do for you!