Computer Crime Charges on Long Island

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As Americans, we spend an increasingly large amount of time of our lives on the internet. We use the internet for shopping, banking, health information, staying in touch with loved ones, and many other daily necessities. So it comes as no surprise that crimes involving computers and the internet have grown substantially in the past few years. In such new and undefined legal terrain, it is crucial to obtain counsel if you have been charged with a computer crime.

At The Law Offices of Scott Gross, P.C., our Long Island criminal defense attorney proudly represents people facing charges just like yours. Our firm's lead counsel is a former prosecutor who steps into each case with an in-depth insider's perspective. Additionally, Mr. Gross was recognized with the 2012 Avvo' Clients Choice Award in Criminal Defense. We have been involved in thousands of cases of all shapes and sizes including high-profile matters. Let us represent you today!

Types of Computer Crimes

Under New York state law, there are a number of offenses pertaining to computers and technology that carry penalties depending on the level of the offense.

You may be facing charges for any of the following:

  • Accessing a computer without authorization
  • Trespass of a computer network
  • Tampering with computer materials
  • Technological tampering
  • Copying computer materials without permission
  • Using technology for harassment

Several of these charges can either be a misdemeanor or felony. Tampering and/or copying materials is broken down by degrees. The degree of a charge varies based on the type and value of the material tampered with or copied. Regardless, all computer crimes carry serious penalties and consequences. We understand the confusion you may experience after being arrested. Our firm is here 24/7 to answer any questions or concerns you may have.

To learn what a Long Island criminal defense lawyer can mean for you, call us today to schedule a free consultation.