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Virginia Computer Crimes

 Virginia High Tech Crimes Demand High-Tech Legal Representation.... With IT experience, Computer Engineering background, our computer crime defense and Internet law firm counts with technical capabilities.

Whether you are accused of:

  • Criminal computer hacking, or computer unauthorized access - A cyber crime defense lawyer with our firm can provide you with defense against charges of hacking, unauthorized access or violations of the Computer Trespassing and Computer Fraud statutes.  We also consult with attorneys and apply our knowledge of computer forensics and Information Technology, whether as a consulting expert or testifying expert, to assist attorneys and law firms in providing the most effective legal representation to individuals accused of computer crimes in Virginia.

  • Computer solicitation of a minor over the Internet - This is also known as § 18.2-374.3 Use of communications systems to facilitate certain offenses involving children. - Most states, including Virginia, have created federally funded computer cyber crime units that specialize in posing as minors on Internet chat rooms.  A cyber crime defense lawyer with our firm is an aggressive computer crime defense lawyer who can provide you with legal assistance when your freedom is on the line. We also consult with attorneys and apply our knowledge of computer forensics and Information Technology, whether as a consulting expert or testifying expert, to assist attorneys and law firms in providing the most effective legal representation to individuals accused of computer solicitation of a minor in Virginia.  Whether the charges involve Yahoo chat rooms, Craigslist, Facebook, MySpace, or others, we assist law firms in navigating the technical aspects that may become critical for the defense.  These charges are sometimes paired with charges of attempted indecent liberties with a minor.

  • Internet identity theft and aggravated identity theft - If you are accused of the cyber crime of Identity Theft, aggravated identity theft, trafficking access devices, stolen credit cards, or social security numbers, an Identity theft cyber crime defense attorney from our firm can provide you with computer crime experience. We also consult with attorneys and apply our knowledge of computer forensics and Information Technology, whether as a consulting expert or testifying expert, to assist attorneys and law firms in providing the most effective legal representation to individuals accused of computer crimes in Virginia.

  • Internet violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Access Device Fraud, and Trafficking in Passwords -  An Internet cyber crime attorney with our firm is knowledgeable in interpreting and applying the Federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.  From a computer forensics standpoint, it is critical to be able to debunk statements made by certain government, law enforcement, or FBI witnesses.  Unfortunately, these are sometimes accepted as true without much challenge.

  • Internet violation of the Virginia Computer crime statutes - Virginia is a pioneer State in the development of technology. Virginia also have some of the toughest cyber crime statutes.  A computer crime defense lawyer practicing in Virginia must have the required legal know-how and technical expertise to provide a competent cyber crime defense.

  • Virginia computer trespass under the Virginia Computer Crimes Act - Virginia computer trespass is a serious cyber crime.  Even acts that may be innocent in nature may cause prosecution for making a computer "malfunction."  A cyber crime defense lawyer from our firm understands all the elements and the strategy required to provide you with a competent defense.

  • Virginia computer fraud under the Virginia Computer Crimes Act -  Virginia computer fraud is the Internet age crime of obtaining property by false pretenses.  Our computer crime defense attorneys are experienced in defending you against this an all cyber crimes.

  • Unauthorized transmission of bulk or unsolicited email (SPAM) under the Virginia Computer Crimes Act - Many business and individuals operating on the Internet send commercial email that may not fully comply with the CAN-SPAM Act.  If you are facing computer crime charges stemming from sending bulk mail, a cyber crime defense  lawyer with our firm can provide you with the required knowledge to protect your freedom.

  • Theft of computer services under the Virginia Computer Crimes Act - Is using your neighbor's wireless Internet signal a crime?  A cybercrime defense lawyer with our firm can provide you with compter crime law advice and cyber crime defense.

  • Computer embezzlement under the Virginia Computer Crimes Act - An unauthorized download of computer software is a cyber crime that may carry up to 20 years in prison! A cyber crime defense attorney from our firm can aggressively ensure that your rights and freedom are defended.

  • Computer as an instrument of forgery under the Virginia Computer Crimes Act - A teenager who uses his computer to create a fake driver's license to be able to buy a drink can be accused of a serious cyber felony.  The assistance of a cyber crime defense lawyer who is also a technologist can ensure that no doors are left unopened when your freedom is at stake.

  • Possession of Internet child pornography - A person caught with innocent baby pictures may be convicted of a felony and required to register as a sex offender.  A computer crime defense lawyer with our firm can assist you to protect your rights and reputation... your freedom and ability to find suitable housing and employment are at stake.  A competent computer forensics expert can assist the defense attorney in tracing these images and in identifying possible defenses, such as images traced to websites with Section 2257 disclosures.

  • Criminal computer invasion of privacy under the Virginia Computer Crimes Act - Checking your cheating spouse's bank account records online can land you a jail sentence!  The assistance of a competent cyber crime defense attorney is critical to properly defend you against this Internet crime accusations.

  • Cyber stalking - The wrong email sent at the wrong time can lead to cyber crime accusations.  Overly sensitive people in cyber space can cause you to be facing a jury in defense of your freedom.  Our computer crime defense attorneys can provide you with cyber crime defense.

  • Criminal Copyright Infringement - An improperly channeled entrepreneurial spirit could cost you... downloading, sharing, or selling songs, movies, software, documents, or other files may cost you a Federal prison sentence.  We can assist you with our experience in Computer forensics and technology.  We obtained the first jury not guilty verdict in a Federal Internet music piracy case.

  • Any other Virginia computer or cyber crime

When you need the assistance of a Virginia computer crime defense lawyer, our firm can assist.  We handle computer crime cases throughout Virginia including without limitation Fairfax County, Henrico County, Richmond City, Chesterfield County, Hanover County, Petersburg County, Prince William County, Hopewell, Petersburg, Dinwiddie, Quantico, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Fredericksburg, Stafford, Spotsylvania, Newport News, Hampton, Williamsburg, Amelia, Powhatan, Goochland, Louisa, Manassas, Woodbridge, Charles City, James City, Gloucester, Portsmouth, Shenandoah, Prince George, Sussex, New Kent, West End of Richmond, Glen Allen, Federal Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (Richmond, Alexandria, Norfolk, and Newport News Divisions).