Wednesday, February 12, 2020

FBI Releases IC3 2019 Internet Crime Report

Original release date: February 12, 2020

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has released the 2019 Internet Crime Report, which includes statistics based on data reported by the public through the IC3 website. The top three crimes types reported by victims in 2019 were phishing/vishing/smishing/pharming, non-payment/non-delivery, and extortion. FBI urges users to continue reporting complaints at to help law enforcement better combat cybercrime.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users to review the FBI press release and CISA’s Tip on Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks for more information.

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