Was Your Computer Confiscated By The Police? Hard Drive Taken By The FBI? (NCGS § 14-453)
Raleigh, North Carolina, Internet Crime Defense Lawyer
Roberts Law Group, PLLC has the professional experience and technical capacity to provide effective representation to people charged with crimes involving the use of a computer or the Internet. As a former prosecutor in three North Carolina counties, attorney Patrick Roberts understands the technical details and how to provide strong clear evidence to defend his clients.
We know how prosecutors handle cases relating to computer crimes, and we use effective strategies that focus on casting reasonable doubt about the intent to commit a crime. Contact our Raleigh defense attorneys to schedule a free consultation or call our office for immediate help at 877-880-5753.
Federal Felony Charges
Computer crimes involving the Internet are often federal felony charges. Raleigh defense lawyer Patrick Roberts is admitted to practice in the federal court system. He has experience with and understands the rules regarding discovery of evidence, legal motions and sentencing. One of the most important things we do at Roberts Law Group as your criminal defense lawyer is fight hard to reduce your felony charges down to a misdemeanor and to keep state cases out of federal court where punishments can be much more harsh.
Roberts Law Group has a successful record of helping people achieve the best possible outcome in the North Carolina criminal justice system and the federal system. When experience counts, don’t take chances. Whether you have already been charged with a computer crime or think you are under investigation, it is important to have an experienced lawyer on your side as soon as possible.
We represent clients charged with computer and Internet crimes such as:
- Web site fraud
- Identity theft
- Federal Internet drug charges
- Operation of an unlicensed Internet pharmacy
- Soliciting for prostitution over the Internet
- Chat room solicitation of a minor
- Illegal phishing
- Child pornography and other internet sex crimes
Contact us as soon as possible after you have been charged or think you may be under investigation. Computer crimes can be very sophisticated in nature and may require a detailed investigation in order to prove that your neighbor hacked into your wireless account to commit the crime, that the download of an illegal image or video was accidental or to develop another defense strategy. The sooner you call our Raleigh criminal defense law firm, the sooner our lawyers can work to protect your rights and your future.
State v. B.S.: Not Guilty Verdict in First Degree Murder Case.
In this case, our client was charged with First Degree Murder in connection with a “drive by” shooting that occurred in Charlotte, NC. The State’s evidence included GPS ankle monitoring data linking our client was at the scene of the crime and evidence that our client confessed to an inmate while in jail. Nonetheless, we convinced a jury to unanimously find our client Not Guilty. He was released from jail the same day.
State v. S.G.: First Degree Murder Charge Dismissed.
Our client was charged with First Degree for the shooting death related to an alleged breaking and entering. The State’s evidence included a co-defendant alleging that our client was the shooter. After conducting a thorough investigation with the use of a private investigator, we persuaded the State to dismiss entirely the case against our client.
State v. B.D.: First Degree Murder Charged Dismissed.
After conducting an investigation and communicating with prosecutor about the facts and circumstances indicating that our client acted in self-defense, the case was dismissed and deemed a justifiable homicide.
State v. I.R.: Reduction from First Degree Murder to Involuntary Manslaughter and Concealment of Death.
Our client was charged with the First Degree Murder of a young lady by drug overdose. After investigating the decedent’s background and hiring a preeminent expert toxicologist to fight the State’s theory of death, we were able to negotiate this case down from Life in prison to 5 years in prison, with credit for time served.
State v. J.G.:
Our client was charged with First Degree Murder related to a “drug deal gone bad.” After engaging the services of a private investigator and noting issues with the State’s case, we were able to negotiate a plea for our client that avoided a Life sentence and required him to serve only 12 years.