Tampa Defense of Internet Sex Crimes
Charged With Internet Sex Crimes in Tampa
Federal and state law enforcement pay particular attention to criminal activity conducted on the internet. Sting operations are set up to catch those involved with illegal internet dealings, with special emphasis on those engaged in internet sex crimes. The majority of sex crimes on the internet are sex crimes against children. An individual convicted of a sex crime may face a court sentence of imprisonment, required registration as a sex offender, parole, and court-mandated counseling and rehabilitation programs. Sex offenders can lose many of their freedoms and rights to privacy.
When a person is arrested for an internet sex crime, it is important to contact a Tampa sex crime defense lawyer immediately for legal advice. The laws regarding the rules and regulations of the internet and internet sex crimes are complicated and constantly changing. Our team at The Law Office of Timothy Hessinger is knowledgeable in the laws dealing with the internet and internet sex crimes. With our vast experience in criminal law, we have successfully defended clients charged with internet sex crimes.
Types of Internet Sex Crimes
Common internet sex crimes against children include:
- Enticement or solicitation of a minor
- Possession or distribution of child pornography
- Exploitation for sexual purposes
- Transmitting harmful sexual materials to a minor
An internet sex crimes conviction is serious with life changing consequences. A sex offender may have difficulty in finding employment. An offender can no longer qualify for certain professional licenses, or jobs that require security clearance, or jobs involving working with children. There may be restrictions placed on where one can live and how close one can be to a playground, school or public playground.
With so much as stake, it is essential to have experienced criminal defense attorneys protecting the rights of clients charged with internet sex crimes. A defense can challenge evidence presented by a prosecutor by attacking police and arrest reports, the validity of search and seizure of computers, and any other possible evidence that is part of the case. Make an appointment today for a consultation with our qualified attorney at The Law Office of Timothy Hessinger.
Contact a Tampa internet sex crimes defense attorney
for legal defense against serious internet sex crimes charges.