The True Cost of Online Crime

The True Cost of Online Crime

Source: The True Cost of Online Crime You can’t believe everything you read on the Internet. That’s a lesson I learned long before testifying in 2000 at the trial of a man who’d sold 10,000 fake luxury goods through a website, including counterfeit Rolex, Cartier, and Movado watches. I am a private investigator in New York. He later became the first criminal ever convicted on federal charges of selling counterfeit merchandise online. He certainly wasn’t the last. This week the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) released its annual report,…

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