Winnetka, IL asked in Criminal Law for Illinois

Q: Need legal advice

If you committed a cyber crime worth over $1M dollars what would be the possible legal consequences. The crime that was committed was that over $1M dollars worth of merchandise was purchased for the retail store where i work. None of it was going to be taken it would be all to sell. When they got word of all of that being purchased they were able to cancel everything that was ordered. What crime was committed here and what would be the consequences for the crime. I live in illinois. Also should I see if I could make a deal with they employer before they take it any farther into the investigation process or should i just let the investigation take its course and see what happens. What would be best in the long run.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Bolingbrook, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Your fact pattern is not very clear. Generally, it is typically better to say nothing and wait to see what happens. If anyone asks you questions regarding your actions, you need to hire a Criminal Defense Attorney before you do anything. Absolutely, DO NOT speak with the police without an attorney by your side.

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