Have you been accused of a sexual assault in Rhode Island? If you have been, then there are some important facts that you need to be aware of. The efforts of the law enforcement agencies to track, capture, and control sexual predators has been an aggressive movement that is saving the lives of thousands of victims. However, without an experienced sexual assault lawyer, many people are being caught in the “dragnet” by the authorities in their attempt to capture sexual predators.
How many people are being wrongly accused in this modern day witch-hunt? According to recent data from the FBI, in only ten years, there has been a 1397% increase in convictions and pre-trial diversions. In the news, there are stories every day about average American citizens being charged with related crimes and being called “predators”.
False allegations are becoming more and more common. Criminal studies have determined that a high number of sex crime allegations are INTENTIONALLY brought about because of simple personal animosity. Or they come about because of simple mistaken identity.
Some law enforcement studies have shown up to 50% of sexual assault allegations to be FALSE
If you have been arrested with sexual assault or any other sex crime in Rhode Island, you need sound legal advice. Contact Criminal Defense Attorney S. Joshua Macktaz for a free consultation.
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