Internet Crime Defense Lawyers

New York Internet Crime Lawyers

Mayo Bartlett is an Internet Crime Defense Lawyer who has the experience and dedication that you or your loved one needs on their side when facing charges of Internet Crimes. He is a former Westchester County prosecutor who served more than 10 years in the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office in White Plains New York. He has also been an Internet Crime Defense Lawyer since 2003, and he has a thorough understanding of police procedure from years spent working with officers and detectives in White Plains and throughout Westchester County, New York City and the Hudson Valley. He has handled thousands of criminal cases, and has successfully had many violent felony charges reduced to misdemeanors, or had them dismissed entirely. He has obtained a verdict of not guilty for a variety of criminal charges that could have resulted in sentences of decades, and sometimes life in prison.

Mayo Bartlett has extensive experience in Westchester County Criminal Courts, and he is familiar with every aspect of handling Internet Crimes including Child Pornography and other felony and misdemeanor cases from arraignment and bail applications, through motion practice, discovery and trial. Our Internet Crime Defense Lawyers are part of an internet criminal defense team that works frequently with private investigators and forensic experts to provide you with the best child pornography and internet crime defense.

There are increasingly changes to many corporations’ privacy policies which now permit them to share your data with law enforcement if the believe it is criminal in nature. This is particularly true concerning many tech companies. You should know that many transactions which you believe are private may very well not be. It is important to be careful about what information you send or receive over the internet.

Please be aware that a conviction of a crime, an infraction, or a violation may have significant collateral consequences. For instance, a conviction may lead to fiction from your home, expulsion from school, or loss of your job. You should also know that if you are not a citizen, a conviction may lead to your removal from the United States. Our Internet Crime Defense Lawyers will work with you to help you consider these potential collateral consequences so that you will be able to make the best decision about how to proceed with your case.

Internet Crime Cases

Internet Crimes are extremely serious allegations which may include child pornography, grand larceny, forgery and identity theft. The punishments for these crimes in New York can mean years, or decades, and sometimes life in prison. If you or a loved one is facing Internet Crime charges, or charges of identity theft, choosing an attorney to defend your case is one of the most important — if not the most important — decisions you will ever have to make. It is absolutely critical that you retain the services of an aggressive, highly experienced Internet Crime Defense Lawyer with a proven track record as soon as you possibly can.

Internet Crimes are among the most damaging charges a person can face. Often, the allegations alone are enough to damage a person’s life, causing the accused to lose trust, their employment, and even their freedom. It is important to choose an attorney who has experience handling these delicate cases. Our legal team includes forensic experts, private investigators with law enforcement backgrounds, and seasoned attorneys.

If you have prior felony convictions, you may face a higher sentence, which may include life in prison.

Federal Child Pornography charges may subject you to a lengthy prison sentence if you are convicted. 


One of the most serious internet crimes is child pornography. If you are convicted of Child Pornography in New York State, you may face consequences that may prove more harmful than jail time. If you are placed on probation, the period of probation may be twice as long as it would normally be, and you may also become a Registered Sex Offender. There are three levels of Sex Offender, and depending on which one you are, you will face an increasing list of restrictions, including, but not limited to the following:

  1. Where you can reside 
  2. Where you can work
  3. Whether you can leave the jurisdiction of your probation or parole
  4. Whether to can visit a mall, museum or park
  5. Whether you can continue to reside with your children
  6. Whether you may possess a cell phone
  7. Whether you may possess a computer
  8. Whether you may possess photographs of children
  9. Whether you may drink alcohol
  10. Wether you may continue your education
  11. Whether you may remain in the United States if you are not a citizen

You may be designated a sex offender even if you never had contact with any person. For instance, you may be charged with Disseminating Indecent Material to a Minor in violation of New York Penal Law 235.22 which includes the invitation to a child to engage in sexual intercourse or sending communication which, in whole or in part, depicts or describes, either in words or images actual or simulated nudity, sexual conduct or sado-masochistic abuse, and which is harmful to minors, or Possessing a Sexual Performance by a Child Less than 17 in violation of New York Penal Law 263.15, which includes possessing child pornography. You may become a Registered Sex Offender if you are convicted of either of those crimes.

With offices located in the Westchester Financial Center which is one block from the White Plains Train Station and bus depot, and two blocks from the Westchester County Court, our Internet Crime Defense Lawyers handle felonies and misdemeanors in Federal Court, as well as New York State Courts in New York City, Westchester County, including White Plains, Yonkers, Mount Vernon, Rye, Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, Dobbs Ferry, Peekskill, Mount Pleasant, Armonk, Chappaqua, Greenburgh, Elmsford, Valhalla, New Rochelle, Bronxville, Eastchester, Scarsdale, Mamaroneck, Hartsdale, Harrison, Mount Vernon, Port Chester, Pelham, Bedford, Mount Kisco, Yorktown, Somers, Putnam Valley, Ossining, Briarcliff, Brewster, Southeast, Cortlandt, Croton on Hudson, New Castle, North Castle, Hastings, Pleasantville, Lewisboro, South Salem, North Salem, Nyack, Edgemont, Ardsley, Irvington, Larchmont, Tuckahoe, Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Putnam County, Dutchess County, Rockland County, Ulster County and throughout the Hudson Valley.

Mayo appeared almost every week on a legal panel featured on Richard French Live which is available on WRNN. The show was taped live every Wednesday from 6:00 pm to 7:00 p.m. and airs throughout New York, Connecticut and New Jersey, including the five boroughs of New York City, and south to Philadelphia and the Washington DC Metro Area, Boston, Dallas, Houston, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

If you or someone you know is facing allegations of Identity Theft, Child Pornography, or other Internet Crimes, don’t hesitate. Contact our Internet Crime Defense Lawyers to begin the fight to keep your freedom.

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