Harrisburg Internet Crimes Lawyer
At the Law Offices of Patrick F. Lauer, we recognize that state law enforcement and the courts are arresting, convicting, and punishing people for internet crimes now more than ever — offenses such as identity theft, online stalking, solicitation of a minor, and child pornography. Our team of criminal defense lawyers know what you are up against and how to counter prosecution efforts to convict you. Our Cumberland County and Harrisburg internet crime lawyers can help you put a strong defense strategy in place right away to protect your rights and future freedoms from a damaging conviction.
What Is Considered an Internet Crime?
An internet crime is any criminal offense or illegal activity that involves the use of a computer or network, or one which targets a computer or network. There are both state and federal laws that apply to crimes involving the internet. Computer intrusion, fraud, and piracy are among the key concerns of the FBI when it comes to internet crimes.
There are several different types of offenses that are classified as “internet crimes,” including:
- Virus spreading
- Email phishing
- Illegal weapon trafficking
- Copyright violations
- Online stalking
- Internet bomb threats
- Child pornography
- Online solicitation of a minor
- Internet sex crimes
- Financial extortion