Cyber Crime

Swansea Police Department (WBZ-TV photo)

Swansea Police Pay Ransom After Computer System Was Hacked

The Swansea Police Department confirms that earlier this month, they were forced to pay $750 to hackers through an untraceable online currency.

11/18/2013

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FBI Believes International Crime Ring Is Behind Used Car Scam

The FBI believes an online scam is facilitated by organized crime members who are teaming up with cyber criminals.

03/12/2012

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Teens Being Victimized By ‘Sextortion’

The saturation of texting and social networking has lent a hand to a new type of crime dubbed “sextortion.”

11/15/2010

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