Cyber Crimes

Winston-Salem Cyber Crime Attorney

Defending Clients Throughout Forsyth County

Cybercrimes are becoming more common in North Carolina and throughout the United States as the internet continues to evolve. The state and federal governments have responded by investigating and prosecuting these cases aggressively. Have you been accused of committing a cybercrime? If so, you should not delay protecting your rights, freedoms, and future. 

At Beechler Tomberlin, we can provide the defense you need. Our team is capable of handling even the most complex cybercrime cases in both state and federal courts. In fact, Christopher A. Beechler, our Winston-Salem cybercrime lawyer, is a board-certified specialist in state and federal criminal law. Schedule a consultation to get answers to your legal questions and learn what our firm can offer. These initial meetings are free, so there is no reason to wait to schedule yours. 

You can reach our firm at (336) 933-9406 or message us online

What Are Cybercrimes?

Cybercrimes, also called “computer crimes,” are offenses that occur on the internet or via digital communications. The state and federal laws concerning cybercrimes are evolving alongside changes in how we use the internet and communicate. Many cybercrimes fall under the category of white collar crime, meaning they are non-violent and financially motivated. 

Why Choose Beechler Tomberlin?

  • Results
    We relentlessly pursue positive outcomes, measuring success not just by wins, but by the meaningful impact we make on the lives of those we represent.
  • Originality
    We innovate in our legal practice, crafting tailored solutions through creative thinking and customized solutions.
  • Integrity
    Unwavering honesty and accountability define our approach, ensuring steadfast representation and building trust with our clients.
  • Ethics
    We uphold the highest ethical standards, fostering trust and confidence through honesty, transparency, and respect for the law.

Examples of Cybercrimes

Cybercrimes vary widely and can include the following examples and more:

  • Hacking: Gaining unauthorized access to a computer system or network to steal information, interfere with operations, or damage a person or organization
  • Phishing: A type of social engineering attack that involves tricking someone into sharing sensitive information
  • Transmitting malware: A term that includes malicious software, such as viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and ransomware
  • Identity theft: Stealing someone’s personal information to commit fraud
  • Online harassment or bullying: Various acts that include but are not limited to cyberstalking, making online threats, or spreading false information about someone
  • Financial fraud: Various schemes aimed at tricking people into giving away money or valuable information
  • Intellectual property theft: Stealing copyrighted material, including software, movies, and music
  • Sextortion: A type of blackmail that involves threats to release intimate photos or videos of a person unless they pay a ransom
  • Child pornographyPossessing, distributing, or producing pornographic material involving children
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Are Cybercrimes Federal or State Offenses?

In short, cybercrimes can be state or federal offenses. North Carolina law addresses several computer-related crimes, such as theft, extortion, cyberbullying, hacking, and internet sex crimes. Especially serious and expansive cybercrimes can lead to federal charges and more severe penalties. 

Enlist the Help of Beechler Tomberlin

Whether you are under investigation for cybercrime or have already been charged, you need an attorney you can count on to defend you. Our Winston-Salem cybercrime lawyer is the legal professional to call. To him, providing strong legal advocacy is not just a job but an art. It shows in the innovative ways he uses his decades of legal experience to strategically approach cases involving computer-related offenses.

Schedule a free consultation to discuss your situation. We can arrange these meetings in person or virtually, making it convenient to start with us no matter where you are in Forsyth, Stokes, Surry, Yadkin, Davie, and Davidson Counties. 

Call (336) 933-9406 to find out how Beechler Tomberlin can help you.  

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