ONS Report Reveals 2.5 Million Cases of Cybercrime

UK adds cybercrime to national crime stats, sees huge increase.

Phil Muncaster

There were 2.5 million cybercrime incidents and 5.1 million estimated cases of fraud in the past year, according to new Office of National Statistics figures.
Recording cyber for the first time in a bid to improve the quality of its stats, the ONS conducted a “large scale field trial” between May and August from which it estimated the number of incidents in England and Wales in the 12 months prior to interview.
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