Cybercrime and Online Fraud

What is cybercrime?

The term cybercrime refers to a variety of crimes carried out online using the internet through computers, laptops, tablets, internet-enabled televisions, games consoles and smart phones.

A lot of fraud takes place online with many offenders relying on the internet to carry out their crime.  Sometimes fraudsters only need the smallest piece of information, such as your address, email or phone number to commit a crime.