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We are an elite criminal defense law firm, that emphasizes providing the best service and professionalism to all clients. We service a curated clientele nationwide – that expect the best from their lawyer. We handle tough criminal defense and legal situations that require deep knowledge, experience, dedication, and excellence in order to win. We have over 50 years of combined experience, handling national and international cases.

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The Spodek Law Group is one of the most successful law firms in the USA. Our success comes from the fact we are attentive to details, and take a very pragmatic approach to each and every single case. Our clients turn to us for realistic advice – so they can make the appropriate decisions they need to make personally. Our goal is to make sure your case ends in a positive outcome, not only personally – but for your family as well.

 



Cybercrime Lawyers

Both federal and state law enforcement agencies take computer crimes very seriously. The FBI has even partnered with other law enforcement agencies to develop and implement the Internet Crime Complaint Center that accepts internet crime complaints from both victims and those who are close with them.

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
Any criminal conviction can be serious when it comes up on a criminal background check. Computer crimes can be particularly harmful as they go directly to one’s character and trustworthiness. In 1986, Congress enacted the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. The intent of the legislature was to confer broad federal jurisdiction over computer crimes while deterring and punishing involvement in hacking. Pursuant to amendments since 1986, that legislation has been expanded at least six times, and it now contemplates both civil and criminal fraud and abuse.

What is a computer?
Under New York law, a computer isn’t just your desktop or laptop. A computer is broadly construed to be any electronic device that can be used for storing, transmitting, receiving or using information.

State computer crimes in New York
New York penal law section 156.00 designates five crimes involving computers that can range from misdemeanors to felonies. Those involve:

  • Unauthorized use of a computer
  • Computer trespass
  • Computer tampering
  • Unlawful duplication of computer related material
  • Criminal possession of computer related material

The statute of limitations
The New York statute of limitations for computer crimes is five years from the date of the offense or when it reasonably could have been discovered. If the State of New York fails to initiate a prosecution of an alleged computer crime within that five year period, it can be forever barred from proceeding further. That statute of limitations is consistent with the federal statute of limitations.

Defenses
Of course, the defense can be raised that you weren’t the person who committed the offense alleged. Other recognized defenses to New York computer crime charges are:

  • You had reasonable grounds to believe that you had legal authority to use a computer or alter information on it
  • You had the legal right to destroy a computer program or information altered while tampering with it
  • You had the legal right to reproduce information contained on a computer

According to the Pew Research Center, over 87 percent of all adults use the internet in one way or another. As per the U.S. Department of Commerce, e-commerce sales in the United States totaled $91.2 billion in the second quarter of 2016. That was an increase of 5.6 percent from the year’s first quarter, and 8.1 percent of the nation’s total commerce. Reports of serious computer crimes have increased accordingly. If a person has the training and is so inclined, serious computer crimes can be committed.

If you’re confronted with allegations of criminal behavior as a result of your online activity, an attorney who is dedicated and experienced with an understanding of how technology might be used is the best person to protect your rights and advocate on your behalf. You can contact us to arrange for a free consultation and case evaluation on any computer crime allegation.

Don’t give the prosecution the advantage by giving a statement or a confession. You have the right to remain silent and the right to counsel. Exercise those rights. We’re former prosecutors with a combined 30 years of courtroom experience with offices in Manhattan, Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Because we’re former prosecutors, we’re uniquely situated to know how the other side thinks. You can talk with us and discuss all of your options, and we’ll recommend our best strategy before you commit to anything. We understand how important your case is to you, and we’ll work tirelessly on your behalf.


Charle Butler
Charle Butler
2021-03-12
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I was hesitant to hire the Spodek Law Group. I read reviews and knew they have a great reputation. However, I thought I would spend money and not see or speak to my attorney. From the beginning to end of my case Todd and the entire staff were available and willing to help. We worked towards and end result that was way above my expectation and Todd delivered. I am forever grateful for patience and long days and night spent working on my case. Thanks Todd and the entire team!
Mesonista parsons
Mesonista parsons
2021-03-05
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My attorney at Spodek was Abigail. She was very knowledgeable and helpful with all my questions and concerns, as well as responsive. Her fees are affordable and Abigail took the time to make sure I understood everything relating to my case. I highly recommend Abigail and will request her services in the future.
debabrata chakraborty
debabrata chakraborty
2021-03-03
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Todd A Spodek is the experienced and best criminal lawyer at USA. He is very professional and always respond on time. Alex also very cooperative and always help me. They took care me and my problem like family member. I am 100% satisfied for their professional service. My result was unexpected and amazing. They dismissed my case. I am really grateful to them. I will recommend you to go there if you want to solve your problem. I wish all the best for them.
Asata Hendricks
Asata Hendricks
2021-03-02
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Truly appreciate the work the guys did!. Exceptional team & I know they care about each and everyone of their clients. I am super thankful to be referred to Spodek Law Group and I am grateful Todd & Alex were able to work diligently to achieve an outcome I am pleased with. Despite COVID they stayed on top of things and kept me informed every step of the way. Very thankful.
Mike Moroff
Mike Moroff
2021-02-26
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I'm very satisfied with the services rendered by Todd, Alex and Mary Lou. I whole heartedly recommend Spodek Law Group . I've worked with and have retained other attorneys in the past with Todd's firm being the cream of the crop for many reasons. A very serious legal matter was resolved after a year's hard work and effort. Todd expertly guided me through the process and was able to navigate and make the good journey bearable as well as successful. Mary Lou initially provided excellent assistance before referring my case to Todd. Alex's support was effective and timely. The customer portal (MyCase) is an invaluable communication tool that also kept track of my case. Various aspects of my case were explained and there were several options provided but I made the final decision of how the case would be handled. The legal fee was reasonable considering the effort and amount of work plus it was a flat fee regardless of the length of time required to conclude my case. Todd made himself available to me and we had many scheduled meetings to go over the progress and to discuss the next steps. I felt more confident after many discussions with him. You will not go wrong choosing Spodek Law Group for legal matters.
Josh Katz
Josh Katz
2021-02-24
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Being that it was the first time that I was in need of an attorney, I was afraid and hesitant and knew I needed the absolute best. It is beyond understood why Spodek Law Group has a reputation of being the top, if not the best law firm in New York. Alex and Abigail were there every step of the way even at the most unconvenient hours. I could not have asked for more. They are extremely good at what they do and they delivered much much more than just winning my case. A big thank you to Alex and Abigail for all the guidance and counseling and their upmost loyal support that extended far more than just legally. If you need the absolute best than don't hesitate to hire Spodek Law Firm.
L.C.
L.C.
2021-02-24
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I cannot tell you how thankful I am to Todd and Alex for their hard work and dedication to my case. I had never been in any trouble before but I had an unfortunate event occur and in the midst of COVID-19 at that therefore I knew I needed a team that was dedicated to my success. Today- my case has been finalized and I’m walking away with no record and can continue life as a mother and a Grad student worry free. I cannot express enough gratitude for their assistance.
AnnMarie Soliman
AnnMarie Soliman
2021-02-23
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I received a summons and called Spodek law group for a free consultation. Alex took my call and was very quick and responsive. He was available anytime through multiple platforms and very reassuring when needed. They are extremely organized and thorough. They got my case dismissed! I’m very grateful. Thank you Alex and Todd!

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