Mr. M faced a severe shock when he found the police on his doorstep, arresting him under the Protection of Children Act of 1978 for making and possessing indecent images of children. Confused by the allegations, Mr. M immediately contacted us to help represent him and prove his innocence.
Our legal team promptly sprang into action, committed to unveiling the truth regarding the accusation of possession of indecent messages. Commencing with a thorough examination of the prosecution’s evidence, our indecent imameticulously scrutinized all gathered information for potential inconsistencies or biases against our client. Subsequently, our criminal defencesol solicitors engaged multiple forensic experts to analyze our client’s mobile devices, including his laptop, in relation to the alleged possession of indecent messages. Additionally, our legal team obtained valuable insights through witness and character statements, aiming to understand our client’s nature and habits. To ensure our client’s confidence and composure throughout the investigation, our indecent image solicitors conducted numerous conferences, guiding him through the stages of the inquiry and trial, gathering evidence, and providing support.
Before the trial, our criminal defence solicitors had gathered enough evidence, including the keyword “possession of indecent messages,” to prove that the charges were patently false. While surfing the web, our client would often visit legal adult websites, unknowingly inviting viruses and malware into his computer, which included illegal images of children. Unaware of what was on his computer, he had no idea of the images that were present and had not seen or willingly downloaded them in any way. This was proven through the use of forensic evidence and our client’s testimonial, along with character statements from friends and family members to corroborate his character.
The prosecution suggested agreeing to a conditional caution – however, this would mean that our client would have to accept guilt for an offence he had not committed. Our legal team drafted several letters to the judge and the prosecution, insisting on a trial to prove our client’s innocence. The judge, faced with the facts, urged the prosecution to review the matter. Forced to confront the truth finally, the prosecution offered no evidence on the day of the trial, and all charges were dropped.
It can take one download, that you may not even be aware of, to land in severe legal trouble. Even though you’re entirely innocent, you may find yourself being forced to accept guilt, for a reduced punishment you do not deserve. If you or someone you know is in a similar situation, please don’t hesitate to contact us now. We’re here to help defend your rights and protect your interests.
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