What's Up Now: RCMP Release

Date: November 5, 2021Share

RCMP Crime Prevention theme for November is cybercrime

The Alberta Crime Prevention theme for November is cybercrime. Online crime is a global issue, which has a huge effect on everyone. Cybercrime is criminal activity that either targets or uses a computer, a computer network or a networked device.

Some of the most common computer and internet cybercrime are:

So much of society depends on the internet, computers, tablets and/or cellular devices on a daily basis, it is easy for someone to fall prey to cybercrime. St. Albert RCMP want to educate citizens about online crime and offer the following tips to help protect themselves:For more information on cybercrime, please visit: www.canada.ca/en/services/policing/police/crime-and-crime-prevention/cybercrime.html

RCMP encourage the public and business owners to report any suspicious activity to police. If you see a crime in progress, dial 911. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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