Cybercrime: Conceptual Issues for Congress and U.S. Law Enforcement

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This report gives an overview of cybercrime, which can include crimes such as identity theft, payment card fraud, and intellectual property theft. The report discusses where the criminal acts exist (in both the real and digital worlds), motivations for cybercrimes, and who is committing them, as well as government definitions, strategies, and methods of tracking cybercrime.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: July 20, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Finklea, Kristin M.

Specialist in Domestic Security

Creator (Author):
Theohary, Catherine A.

Analyst in National Security Policy and Information Operations

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: July 20, 2012
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United States
Description:

This report gives an overview of cybercrime, which can include crimes such as identity theft, payment card fraud, and intellectual property theft. The report discusses where the criminal acts exist (in both the real and digital worlds), motivations for cybercrimes, and who is committing them, as well as government definitions, strategies, and methods of tracking cybercrime.

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30 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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