U.K. failing to come to grips with Internet fraud

Monday, 31 July 2006, 6:05 PM EST

The U.K. is trailing behind other countries in its efforts to track and investigate Internet fraud, according to a new report from the Attorney General's office.

The attorney general, Lord Goldsmith, criticized the U.K. authorities for failing to come up with a centralized way for consumers to report Internet fraud, as has been done in countries such as the U.S. and Canada. The result is that Internet fraud - which accounts for 8% of all fraud in the U.K. - is growing unchecked, the report said.

At Computerworld.

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