UK.gov announces hi-tech elite police squad

Wednesday, 11 February 2004, 11:07 AM EST

The Home Office has announced a new team of specialist investigators that will take on the challenge of dealing with organised crime in a digital world.

The Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) will pool expertise from across the nation's police forces, bringing together specialists in technology and finance as well as those with particular investigative skills.

The squad is tasked with using new methods, including hi-tech expertise to uncover the new wave of organised crime, to track down crime bosses and bring them to justice.

By Lucy Sherriff at The Register.

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