Police to boost crime reports via internet

Dutch police are increase the type of crimes which can be reported via internet, spokesman Cees den Bakker told Het Parool on Wednesday. Currently, bike theft, shoplifting, car break-ins and vandalism can all be officially reported over the internet but the police plan to expand this to include offences such as inter-company crime.
In 2005, the police dealt with 166,000 digital crime reports, double the number made in 2004.

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