Internet crime: scarier than mugging?

Monday, 9 October 2006, 10:39 AM EST

The British public fear phishing and 419 scams more than car theft, burglary, and even mugging. according to figures unveiled by government-backed campaign Get Safe Online.

Speaking at the London launch of its first annual report, Get Safe Online MD Tony Neate told The Register: "It's bizarre, but it's what we've got to work with now."

At The Register.

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