How police ‘ignore cybercrime’: Just one in 100 cases is investigated despite the number of online fraud cases rocketing in recent years.
Police are only investigating one in 100 cybercrime fraud cases, an investigation has revealed.
The number of online fraud cases has rocketed in recent years – leaving officers reliant on a computer programme to decide if cases ‘are worth’ following up, it was reported last night.
In the past year there have been 3.2million frauds, but these have resulted in fewer than 9,000 convictions.
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