Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer For Internet Crime Charges
State and federal law enforcement have radically increased their efforts to crack down on Internet crime in recent years. Two of the primary areas of interest to law enforcement personnel are sex crimes and financial crimes.
Examples of financial crimes that are committed on the Internet include fraud and identity theft. Examples of sex crimes that are committed on the Internet include posting or downloading of child pornography, solicitation of a minor and solicitation of a prostitute.
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If you have been charged with an Internet sex crime in Chicago, Schaumburg, Wheaton or the surrounding areas, The Law Offices of Steven R. Roach can help. As a law office committed exclusively to criminal defense, we have extensive experience in sex crimes cases, including Internet sex crimes.
One unique aspect about Internet sex crimes is the possibility of entrapment by law enforcement agencies or private special-interest groups like Perverted Justice.
While entrapment may be a defense to any criminal prosecution, the defense of entrapment is more frequently raised in Internet sex crimes cases than in many other criminal cases. This is due to the fact that law enforcement often uses law enforcement professionals to communicate by computer with suspected offenders through the use of fictitious personas, often pretending to be children or teenagers.
The question that is often raised in these cases is whether the defendant was actively seeking to commit criminal activity or whether law enforcement personnel or their agents actually solicited the criminal activity, thus “entrapping” the defendant.
More About Internet Financial Crimes:
If you have been charged with an Internet crime involving fraud, identity theft or another financial crime, seek the assistance of an experienced attorney It is important to consult one who understands how restitution and other measures may improve your chances to avoid criminal prosecution or minimize potential penalties — such as the loss of your professional license — if charges are filed against you.
The sophistication of computer criminals today means that there may be a genuine issue of whether it was in fact your computer or internet connection that was used to commit a crime. We thoroughly investigate the circumstances surrounding your arrest and then aggressively challenge any evidence against you.
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If you have been arrested or are under investigation for any Internet crime, we encourage you to contact the law office of Steven R. Roach. We are located in Chicago, Schaumburg and Wheaton, Illinois. To reach us for assistance, call one of our three convenient locations: Chicago at 312-421-8820; Schaumburg at 847-685-6000; Wheaton at 630-573-8500 , or contact us by e-mail .