Officers forced to follow up over 2,500 complaints of Instagram, Facebook, email and website hacking, and Bitcoin ransom, despite a rise in violent crime.
Police forces across the UK are coming under increasing pressure to launch criminal investigations into incidents of social media and computer hacking, according to a new report from the Parliament Street think tank. The news comes as senior Police Chiefs have warned that budget cuts and limited resources are leading to an increase in violent crime across the country.
By Nick Ismail
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