The term “cybercrimes” covers a broad range of alleged actions. Even if they did not involve violence or the threat of violence, convictions for these crimes could result in hefty fines and long stretches behind bars, on probation or under other court-ordered restrictions. With all that in mind, it is crucial that you give these charges their due consideration. If you have been charged with committing a cybercrime, please read on, then contact an experienced Rockland County criminal defense attorney to learn what you should know about cybercrimes in New York.
Internet crimes can include, but are not limited to, the following:
The penalties for cybercrime convictions will vary based on the severity of the offense and the number of times, if any, the defendant has previously sustained convictions for these or related offenses. They break down as follows:
Class B Felony:
Class C Felony:
Class D Felony:
Class E Felony:
Class A Misdemeanor:
Class B Misdemeanor:
If you allegedly harassed or exploited children in the commission of your offense, you will most likely face elevated charges and penalties. No matter the nature of the crime or how many times you have previously been convicted, you should contact The Law Offices of Kevin T. Conway to discuss your next steps.
Law enforcement and government agencies will drag you and your reputation through the mud in hopes of getting a conviction. While a qualified legal representative can’t necessarily protect your good name, he or she can point out the flaws in the prosecution’s case as well as ensure your rights are protected. If the authorities conducted themselves improperly, your charges can be reduced or dismissed. But they will never admit this on their own, which is why you should please give us a call today.
Kevin T. Conway has over 30 years of experience as a Spring Valley criminal attorney handling DUI, DWI, traffic violations, violent crimes, sex crimes, illegal gun possession, shoplifting, and juvenile crimes. Attorney Conway is also experienced in commercial law matters, zoning law, and estate planning. If you need a Rockland County criminal lawyer, contact our Spring Valley office for a free consultation.