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Iran's Police Pursues Crimes in Cyberspace

TEHRAN (FNA)- Islamic Republic of Iran's Police on Sunday announced that 124,000 computer related crimes have been identified in the country.

Deputy for Special and Computer Crimes at the Islamic Republic Police (IRIP) General Mehrdad Omidi said that some 124,000 internet and computer crimes were reported during the last Iranian year (ended 20 March), 26 percent more than the last year.

"The Internet Patrol Police has initially identified the criminals in 24 percent of cases and pursues suspicious advertisements on the Internet," the General added.

About 26 percent of the crimes reported were related to unauthorized access to computer networks and hacking. Spreading slander and lies figured 26 percent, while some 7 percent of crimes were copyright violation. Online harassment and bullying were among other reported crimes, press tv reported.

"The police force is currently try


Added: Apr-26-2009 Occurred On: Apr-26-2009
By: Daniel_Epstein
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