A successful entrapment defense focuses on establishing unethical police tactics that coerce otherwise law-abiding citizens to break the law.The team of internet crimes defense lawyers at Grabel & Associates is well versed on the legal complexities of entrapment and how to best use a successful entrapment defense on a client's behalf to secure a dismissal.With the proliferation and popularity of Internet chat rooms and social networking sites, law enforcement agencies have an ever increasing presence in monitoring these sites for criminal activity.
By engaging in Internet "stings" in chat rooms and on social networking sites, law enforcement agencies attempt to lure otherwise law abiding individuals into inappropriate conversations with a purported "minor." These contacts often form the basis of an accosting and/or solicitation of a minor offense.
Law enforcement officers impersonating minors in order to entice individuals into illegal liaisons is a favorite lie used by police.
In other cases, law enforcement agencies entice individuals to download or share inappropriate images over the Internet or on cell phones.
The sex crimes attorneys at Grabel & Associates have successfully defended clients charged with Internet sex crimes, the solicitation and accosting of minors, and using a computer to facilitate the commissions of these crimes.
The decision to hire the right attorney is critical as the potential loss of liberty and the possibility of registration as a sex offender is always a major consideration with Internet sex crimes and chat room cases.
The defense of Internet sex crimes cases is complex and requires a high degree of specialized computer knowledge regarding file sharing and chat room conversation evidence.Through the use of the most skilled experts in the field of computer forensics, our team of aggressive sex crime lawyers provides our clients the most formidable defense to these charges.Our attorneys have a well earned statewide reputation for outstanding case results, which include a multitude of acquittals and dismissals for a variety of Internet sex crime charges.As we have seen on many occasions, it is not uncommon for the police to overstep their authority and violate an individual's rights.When law enforcement crosses the line, the legal defense of entrapment can provide the accused the legal means to fight back and beat the charges.In Michigan, entrapment occurs when the police engage in impermissible conduct that would induce a law-abiding individual under similar circumstances to commit the crime, or the police engage in conduct so reprehensible that it cannot be tolerated by the court.