Students help fight cybercrime

Tuesday, 30 July 2002, 11:32 AM EST

Within the next few weeks, the Tulsa police Cyber Crimes Unit is moving to a new office on the university campus, said Maj. Lynn Jones, who was involved in setting up the arrangement before she retired from the Tulsa Police Department. "We're looking for some great things to come out of it," she said at the 2002 Cyber Corps Symposium last week in Tulsa.

Under the agreement, computer science students will work with the Tulsa police to help them investigate child pornography, fraud and forgery, identity theft and other crimes committed via computers, said Detective Scott Wanzer of the Cyber Crimes Unit.

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