Cyber Crime

Tewksbury Police Pay Ransom After Cyber HackTewksbury police say they were the victims of a hacking, forcing officers to negotiate with “cyber terrorists.”
Swansea Police Pay Ransom After Computer System Was HackedThe Swansea Police Department confirms that earlier this month, they were forced to pay $750 to hackers through an untraceable online currency.
FBI Believes International Crime Ring Is Behind Used Car ScamThe FBI believes an online scam is facilitated by organized crime members who are teaming up with cyber criminals.
Teens Being Victimized By 'Sextortion'The saturation of texting and social networking has lent a hand to a new type of crime dubbed “sextortion.”