Top 10 Internet Crimes of 2006

Apr 20, 2007

What Internet crimes to people complain to the government about?

The IC3 (Internet Crime Complaint Center) , a partnership betweeen the FBI and the NW3C (National White Collar Crime Center) issued a report for the year 2006.

It's brimming with interesting statistics, including the Top 10 IC3 Complaint Categories:

Category% of complaints
Auction Fraud44.9%
Non-Delivery19%
Check Fraud4.9%
Credit/Debit Card Fraud4.8%
Computer Fraud2.8%
Confidence Fraud2.2%
Financial Instiitutions Fraud1.6%
Identity Theft1.6%
Investment Fraud1.3%
Child Pornography1.0%

Copyright 2007 by Ziff Davis Media, Distributed by United Press International

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