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Computer Sex Crimes
Attorney For Computer Sex Crime Charges
Being accused of a computer sex crime is a serious business. If found guilty, you could face a lengthy prison sentence, heavy fines, prolonged probation, and mandatory registration as a sex offender. Beyond the harsh criminal punishments, your reputation may be permanently damaged — putting a strain on your relationships, making it difficult to maintain or secure employment, and disrupting your status in the community.
Tough Defense Against Internet Sex Crime Allegations
If you are currently under investigation or have been arrested or charged with an internet-related sex crime in Marietta or anywhere in the Northern metro Atlanta area, you need skilled legal representation on your side.
The experienced team at Cobb Criminal Defense has successfully represented many people accused of sex crimes by getting their charges completely dismissed or reduced to the minimum penalties. No matter what your situation, you can expect to be treated with respect, care, and confidentiality.
Act Quickly to Preserve Your Rights, Freedom, and Good Name
With so much at stake, the time to act is now. To receive a free evaluation of your case and to discuss an effective legal strategy to fight the charges against you, call us today at 770.627.3221.
Georgia’s Crackdown on Internet Sex Crimes
Internet sex crimes are on the rise due to the availability of widespread Internet access on computers and mobile devices. In response to this heightened online criminal activity, state and federal law enforcement agencies are taking aggressive measures to crack down on the trend. In fact, it’s not uncommon for cops and federal agents to go undercover and pose as minors in an attempt to draw out would-be sexual offenders.
In Georgia, these sting operations are often carried out by the Georgia Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes (CEACC) Unit. Since its inception in 2002, the Georgia ICAC Task Force has made over 2,000 arrests. In 2019 alone, it made 474 arrests.
Types of Computer Sex Crimes in Georgia
Cobb Criminal defense has experience defending against a wide range of internet sex crime charges, including but not limited to:
- Possessing, manufacturing, or distributing child pornography
- Punishable by up to $100,000 in fines and imprisonment between 5 and 20 years
- Enticing a child online – using an online service (email, chat room, instant message, social media website) or electronic device to lure or solicit a child under the age of 16 to engage in an illegal sexual act
- Punishable by 1 to 20 years in prison and a fine up to $25,000
- Obscene contact – using an online service to contact a child under the age of 16 to engage in sexually explicit talk
- Punishable by 1 to 20 years imprisonment and a fine up to $10,000
Contact a Marietta Internet Sex Crimes Defense Lawyer
To learn more about how an experienced, tough, and professional Marietta internet sex crime attorney can help you in your time of need, call Cobb Criminal Defense today 770.627.3221 to schedule a free consultation.
Marietta Criminal Defense Practice Areas:
DUI: Facing A DUI in Marietta or the surrounding area? Cobb Criminal Defense has defended DUI offenses in every court jurisdiction in Northern Atlanta. I understand that your future and livelihood are at risk and I am here to help you get the best possible outcome.
Drug Charges: Cobb Criminal Defense has extensive experience defending against Drug Charges including, Marijuana, Opiates and more. A drug conviction can affect every area of your life. It is important to get ahead of your charges by speaking with an attorney as soon as possible.
Computer Sex Crimes: Not only is being accused of a sex crime devastating, but it can also result in your name being added to a lifelong registry. If you are accused of a sex crime, it is imperative that you begin to mount your defense as quickly as possible.
Gun Crimes: A gun charge is a serious offense in Georgia. It is important to understand the states gun laws and what your rights and obligations are under the said law.
Theft Crimes: Many times a theft charge is the result of a misunderstanding or a miscommunication. Regardless of how you came to be accused of theft, you need to be prepared to defend yourself. Contact Cobb Criminal Defense for immediate assistance.
Assault: Being charged with an assault crime is a serious offense in Georgia. A simple discussion becomes an argument and in minutes what was a heated discussion can easily become a criminal case for assault.
Personal Injury: If you or a loved one were injured due to a car wreck or construction site accident, you’re entitled by the state of Georgia to recover compensation in a civil suit for damages. I can guide you through the specific laws when filing a Personal Injury claim.