Internet Fraud triples ‘partly laxity police’




Internet Fraud triples ‘partly laxity police

Came in 2013, three times as many reports of fraud via the internet within the Fraud Helpdesk as in the previous year. The increase is in accordance with the service due to the increased awareness of the help desk, but also because “it appears that investigating authorities do nothing.”

Nearly 28,000 were online in 2013 reported successful or attempted fraud, where that number in 2012 was still at 9000. “It appears that law enforcement agencies have nothing to do, so we hear from the police and the detectors., And fraudsters know that,” answered the Fraud Helpdesk question the Volkskrant about the reason for the increase. In addition, Dutch helpdesk would know better to find.

The vast majority, 22,000, the reports were phishing. In addition, it went to 6000 advance fee fraud cases, where the victim money after making promises made. Incidentally Fraud Helpdesk estimates that 90 percent of the fraud cases are never reported out of shame or too small damages.

Last week, the Fraud Helpdesk already by the AD -known in 2013 to have been dating fraud over the internet, compared with 107 in 2012. 289 messages This would increasingly go to Facebook and most scammers seem to come from abroad, while 85 percent of women reported scams come.

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