What’s next for Anthony Weiner & The Sex Crime Defense
Former congressman, Anthony Weiner pled guilty in federal court to the
sex offense of transferring obscene material to a minor and faced 10 years
in federal prison. He admitted to tweeting a sexually explicit photo/conversations
to a minor.
Weiner was sentenced to 21 months at
Devens Federal Medical Center in Ayer, Massachusetts. Devens, as it is commonly refered to, is a residential
treatment center for sex offenders. Weiner will also have to register
as a sex offender for life.
The interplay between the Federal criminal justice system and the State
system is important to understand in a sex offense case. Anthony Weiner
could have been charged in both State court and Federal court for the
aforementioned crime. Where a sex offense case is prosecuted depends on
many factors such as, who initiated the investigation, the nature of the
charge and the extent of the sex offense. Child pornography as an internet
crime is most common for transfer to or initiated in the federal system.
It is common for a State sex offender investigation/arrest to be transferred
to federal court even after an arrest under the New York State Penal Law.
sex offense and child pornography criminal defense lawyers in Westchester County our clients contact us
either during an investigation or immediately after arrest. The earlier
we are contacted the better, as this allows us to determine the nature
and extent of the investigation and potential State court and Federal
Our attorneys are skilled sex offense defense lawyers and have the understanding
of both federal and state investigations. We have worked with computer
experts to attack the prosecution’s case to explore every defense.
As a sex offender criminal defense lawyer it is important to have an understanding
of the internet and the exchange of files such as child pornography. This
includes peer to peer (P2P), dropbox, BitTorrent, chat rooms, dark web
applications, classified listing websites such as Craigslist, dating websites,
social media, and any other file sharing networks. It also, includes the
tracking of IP addresses, secure networks and different ISP.
If you or a loved one is under investigation or under arrest for a sex
offense or child pornography charge in either State of Federal Court it
is important to contact a skilled criminal defense attorney. Our sex offense
lawyers are published authors in criminal defense.
Our law firm has offices located in downtown White Plains and
Peekskill, NY. We are highly rated lawyers with an excellent reputation for protecting
our clients. Call today (914) 946-4808 or
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