WASHINGTON — Internet crime is reaching new highs, according to a new report.

The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) said it received 206,884 complaints of crimes perpetrated online in 2007 and that nearly 90,000 were referred to law enforcement.

The total reported loss was nearly $240 million, a $40 million increase over 2006 and a new record, according to the 2007 Internet Crime Report issued last week by the IC3, a joint operation of the FBI and the National White Collar Crime Center (www.nwc3.org).

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to CUTimes.com, part of your ALM digital membership.

  • Critical CUTimes.com information including comprehensive product and service provider listings via the Marketplace Directory, CU Careers, resources from industry leaders, webcasts, and breaking news, analysis and more with our informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and CU Times events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including Law.com and GlobeSt.com.
NOT FOR REPRINT

© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from www.copyright.com. All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.