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Title Cyber crimes against children in Dubai up 80 percent   hot icon  
Date 2019-04-03 Hit 27
Title: Cyber crimes against children in Dubai up 80 percent

 

Author: GULF NEWS UAE

 

Date: 04.02.2019

 

Abstract: The number of cybercrimes committed against children increased from 29 complaints in 2017 to 52 complaints last year, according to Dubai Police. Major-General Khalil Ebrahim Al Mansouri, Assistant Chief for Criminal Investigation Affairs at Dubai Police, said that cybercrimes had become a global threat requiring a greater collective effort and more innovative solutions. He added that Dubai Police was constantly developing ways to fight online crime and facilitating methods to report it. Online crimes targeting children jumped from 34 in 2016 and 29 in 2017 to 52 last year, according to Dubai Police. The most common age for young victims as per recorded crimes was between 13 and 18.

 

Source: https://gulfnews.com/uae/cyber-crimes-against-children-in-dubai-up-80-per-cent-1.62411357



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