Crime in the Digital Age: Controlling Telecommunications and Cyberspace Illegalities

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Transaction Publishers - Social Science - 259 pages
Willie Sutton, a notorious American bank robber of fi fty years ago, was once asked why he persisted in robbing banks. "Because that's where the money is," he is said to have replied. The theory that crime follows opportunity has become established wisdom in criminology; opportunity reduction has become one of the fundamental principles of crime prevention.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
ILLEGAL INTERCEPTION OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS
19
ELECTRONIC VANDALISM AND TERRORISM
47
STEALING TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES
63
TELECOMMUNICATIONS PIRACY
89
PORNOGRAPHY AND OTHER OFFENSIVE CONTENT
119
TELEMARKETING FRAUD
136
ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER CRIME
149
ELECTRONIC MONEY LAUNDERING
175
TELECOMMUNICATIONS IN FURTHERANCE OF CRIMINAL CONSPIRACIES
186
TOWARDS SECURITY AND PROSPERITY IN CYBERSPACE
210
References
238
Index
254
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