Crime Moved to the InternetAdded: Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
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According to recent reports, New York’s criminals have turned to the worldwide web as a safer way of raising funds. According to Manhattan district attorney Cyrus Vance, who took part in a cybercrime symposium at Pace University, the prosecutions for cybercrime and identity theft in New York have grown by 50% within the previous 5 years.
Local media confirmed Cyrus Vance suggested that rather than robbing banks it became much easier for criminals to rig ATM machines or scan credit cards. The attorney believes that cybercrime is the most rapidly increasing crime trend in the city now. According to Manhattan police, they do record cybercrime and identity theft as their most frequently reported complaints at the moment. Vance also pointed out that the problem in question has reached a point where almost every crime in New York involves a computer somewhere. He went as far as to claim that even homicides, financial crimes, and gang cases all have some IT components.
Cyrus Vance claimed that it was not small-time crooks acting on their own – instead, many local criminals were working with international hackers and (for some reason) Russian organized crime. Hell knows what the Russians have to do with the case, but the lawyer is sure that they realized that cybercrime is less risky, yet more lucrative than the drug trade…
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Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
|posted by (2013-03-19 19:42:02)|
|lol ofc been going for years now|
|posted by (2013-03-20 01:55:14)|
|am having problems downloading. but hope to get it right, i always like competion tun in next time.|
|posted by (2013-03-20 08:03:06)|
|Don't trust rabid, prosecutor thugs like Vance. He has an agenda. And that agenda is to track and control everyone and everything on the internet. This includes the use of Obama's internet kill switch, and calls to ban VPNs. All, of course, to stop crime and The Terrorists, and protect The Children and copyright. Don't fall for their garbage.|
|posted by (2013-03-20 11:16:56)|
|Uhhh... I think crime was on the internet for a long time before this article was even conceived of being written. Like, decades before...? Welcome to 2013, Joe. Where ya been?|
|posted by (2013-03-21 13:09:29)|
|Why is "to rig ATM machines or scan credit cards" categorized as cybercrime?|
Does car theft become cybercrime as well when the car has wlan keys and a route planning software with internet connection?
|I am a Nigerian Princess and I need to smuggler 10 million dollars out of my country, send me a check for 1 thousand of your american dollars and all my fortune will be yours..... how old is this one....|
|UK as now been blocked on some torrent sites so we might not get in to them thanks to the ISP and the Government and youtube has now done the same.|
|posted by (2013-03-22 01:36:35)|
|I would say Cyber Crimes happens all the time and all over the US and Internationally, so nothing new there|
|So thats why violent crimes are down in the Big Apple,lol|
|There been cybercrime and hacking since the first IBM personal|
computer came out in 1984 and way before the WWW became popular
in the 90's So what's new?
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