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Cyber-crimes increased sharply in Armenia

01:05, 30.06.2012 Region: Armenia Theme: Society, Incidents

YEREVAN. – The Chief Directorate for Combating Organized Crime at the Police of Armenia disclosed 25 cyber-crimes for the first six months of this year, and criminal cases were instigated against 16 of them, police informs Armenian

Four cases were disclosed and two criminal cases were instigated, as compared for the same period last year, while only 13 and 20 cases as a whole were registered for 2010 and 2011 respectively. The number of Armenian users increased in the social networks, while crimes against users increased as well. It is mainly observed by stealing password, breaking web page, illegal transfer of money, fraud, spreading porno material and the like.

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