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Okabe & Haushalter

Palo Alto Internet Crimes Defense Attorney

Modern times have led to the creation of modern-day crimes, and with the advent of the internet, old criminal offenses can now wear a new, technologically advanced face. The internet is a great tool for all who use it, providing convenience in communication so that we can do everything from conducting business transactions to video conferencing with friends and family with ease. However, the internet has also provided a new realm for criminal activity to take place, and it is all too easy to find yourself being accused of committing an internet crime. These allegations can be damaging to your reputation and your quality of life long before you have ever seen the inside of a courtroom, so retaining an expert defense attorney as soon as possible after allegations have been made against you is crucial. If you have been charged with online crime and want to discuss your legal options with an internet crime lawyer, the attorneys at Okabe & Haushalter can come to your defense in court.

Types of internet crimes

Internet crimes can take on many forms. Several “real life” crimes can also be accomplished in the online world, so although some online crimes are exclusive to the internet, many are old crimes wearing a new face. Some examples of possible internet crimes include:

  • Online bank fraud
  • Online embezzlement
  • Luring a minor online
  • Internet stalking
  • Internet harassment
  • Identity theft
  • Online money laundering
  • Computer hacking
  • Online drug trafficking
  • Online terroristic threats

If you have been accused of one of these or any other internet crime, call us for a free case evaluation today. We can help defend you against any online criminal allegations.

Internet crimes may be federal offenses

Although some internet crimes fall within the realm of California state law, other crimes—particularly online bank fraud and online child pornography-related offenses—may be federal offenses. No matter which umbrella the crime you were accused of falls under, we can take on your case. Our attorneys are adept at handling minor misdemeanors as well as major federal offenses, and we can put our legal know-how to work for you.

Okabe & Haushalter can defend you against your charges

Being charged with an internet crime is a serious matter, and you need a legal professional who can effectively defend you against these charges. If you have been accused of committing a crime while online and need an internet crime lawyer in Palo Alto, Okabe & Haushalter can help. We have a reputation for providing our clients with an aggressive defense that gets real-world results. We are renowned for our courtroom excellence, and we will fight to get your charges and penalties minimized or even thrown out entirely. Our goal is to get you back to living life your way as soon as possible, and we will work tirelessly to get a favorable result for your case. Call today for a free consultation.