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Electronic Crimes on the E-Information Highway

Electronic Crimes on the E-Information Highway

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  1. Electronic Crimes on the E-Information Highway

  2. Violent Crimes

  3. Impact of High-Technologyon Your Safety • Greater & more enduring than drugs • greater influence on the uninvolved • National & International • economy • government • law enforcement • Collaboration • working together, individuals, & families have the power to protect themselves

  4. Computers Add New Dimensionsto Traditional Crimes • Homicide and other violent crimes (sexual assault) • Child pornography • Theft • Narcotics offenses • Fraud, counterfeiting

  5. The Increasing Cost ofComputer Crime Bank Robbery - $2,500 Bank Fraud - $25,000 Computer Crime - $500,000 Theft of Technology - $1,900,000

  6. Fraud • Auction frauds • Get-rich-quick schemes • Senior citizen scams • Phishing

  7. Theft • Personal information • Credit card numbers • Identity theft • Computer equipment

  8. Narcotics and Gambling • Narcotics distribution • Unmatched convenience • compulsive & underage gamblers • Virtual casinos • gone with a keystroke • Day trading

  9. Crimes Against Children • Child pornography • Children lured into degrading situations • Chat rooms • Children keep silent to protect family

  10. Homicide • Violent criminals use computers • to acquire critical information about the victim(s) • as a tool for communication • as a storage device for evidence about motive and methods

  11. What Can You Do to Help? • Exert your influence • Law enforcement • Legislators & elected officials • Your family & friends • Practice & preach collaboration

  12. Take Action to Protect Yourself & Your Family • Stay informed as technology changes • learn about computer-dependent crimes • network intrusions • denial of service attacks • hacking • e-mail bombs • viruses & Trojan horses • learn how not to become a victim of them

  13. Take Action toProtect Yourself & Your Family • Move home computers into family room or area • Discuss Internet crime and safety issues with your children • do it often • Never allow children to meet Internet buddies without you

  14. Take Action to Protect Yourself & Your Family • Don’t give out personal or family information • when signing up for groups • anywhere else online • Encourage Internet safety discussions in community schools, PTOs, PTAs, etc. • Support the efforts of your local law enforcement agencies

  15. Take Action to Protect Yourself & Your Family • Urge legislators and officials to address the issues • send e-mail, snail mail, telephone • Report electronic crimes to your local law enforcement authorities

  16. We Thank You For your time & interest