DOJ wants to ramp up cybercrime units to check surge in online crimes

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MANILA, Philippines — Cybercrime units should upgrade their technology and improve probing abilities as there has been a surge of cases of online crime during the coronavirus disease pandemic, the Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said Saturday.

“It is expected that during these pandemic times, where direct personal interactions are reduced, more crimes will be committed in cyberspace,” Guevarra told reporters after Office of Cybercrime of the Department of Justice launched its first webinar on cybercrime in this time of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The webinar, which tackled common crimes committed online, quoted data from law enforcement authorities from March to June 2020 which sho…

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