The experienced computer and cyber crimes Tampa criminal defense attorneys at Fernandez & Hernandez aggressively represent clients who have been arrested for Internet and Cybercrime in the Tampa Bay Area, including Hillsborough County, Pinellas County, Polk County, Manatee, Sarasota County, Pasco County, Hernando County, and throughout the State of Florida.
Defending the internet, computer, or cybercrime charge can be complex. Often, law enforcement officers obtain evidence illegally (computers, tablets, cellphones, statements, recordings, etc.).
The lawyers at Fernandez & Hernandez can file motions to suppress evidence illegally obtained. The case can often be won based on a motion to suppress evidence after an improper search without a warrant.
The lawyers at Fernandez & Hernandez can file motions to dismiss the charges when the prosecution does not have sufficient evidence to convict. There are other defenses in internet and cyber crime cases including entrapment and actual innocence. An experienced criminal defense lawyer can help you determine the best defense.
If you have been arrested for an internet or cyber crime crime it is important to speak with an experienced lawyer. The criminal defense attorneys at Fernandez & Hernandez work diligently to uncover errors made by law enforcement officers. Our attorneys are experienced in filing motions to suppress and motions to dismiss.
Internet or cybercrime may threaten a person or national security. Issues surrounding these types of crimes have become high-profile, particularly those surrounding hacking, copyright infringement, unwarranted mass-surveillance, sextortion, child pornography, and child grooming. There are also problems of privacy when confidential information is intercepted or disclosed, lawfully or otherwise. Internationally, cybercrimes may include espionage, financial theft, and other cross-border crimes.
Some crimes that use computer networks or devices to advance other ends include:
Harassment is typically distinct from cyberbullying in that the former usually relates to a person’s use of a computer to communicate obscene, vulgar, profane, lewd, lascivious, or indecent language, or make any suggestion or proposal of an obscene nature, or threaten any illegal or immoral act, while the latter need not involve anything of a sexual nature.
Although freedom of speech is protected by the First Amendment, it does not include all types of speech. Spoken or written ‘true threat’ speech/text is criminalized because of ‘intent to harm or intimidate’. The US Supreme Court’s definition of ‘true threat’ is ‘statements where the speaker means to communicate a serious expression of an intent to commit an act of unlawful violence to a particular individual or group’.
An internet or cybercrime conviction may make it difficult to obtain gainful employment and certain professional licenses. Internet and cyber crimes often involve state and federal violations. The criminal defense attorneys at Fernandez & Hernandez have the state and federal experience necessary to deal with and resolve the allegations. Additionally, if you are being investigated for a computer, internet, or cybercrime you may want an attorney with state and federal experience with you during questioning.
If you have been arrested for internet or cyber-criminal offense, the criminal defense attorneys at Fernandez & Hernandez may be able to help you find a solution that doesn’t involve heavy fines or jail time and avoids a conviction. Some options are:
Internet and cybercrime cases are complex and require an attorney with trial experience who is familiar with pre-trial motion practices. The criminal defense attorneys at Fernandez & Hernandez represent individuals charged with a wide variety of charges, including:
If you have been arrested for internet or cybercrime in the Tampa Bay area contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer to discuss your case. The criminal defense attorneys at Fernandez & Hernandez represent individuals charged with internet and cybercrime offenses.
The internet and cybercrime criminal defense attorneys at Fernandez & Hernandez can help you understand all of your options. We can help you decide whether to file a motion to suppress evidence or a motion to dismiss based on a lack of evidence or illegal activity of the part of law enforcement. We can help you challenge the credibility of a confidential informant or the police.
The Fernandez & Hernandez law office is designed to swiftly resolve any difficulties that you may face. Our attorneys continue to strive upon improving and bettering the situations of our clients. Contact partner Daniel J. Fernandez or Martin Hernandez today so we can fight for you and protect your rights. Call (813) 229-5353.
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