Crime Set To Soar Overnight As ‘Cyber’ Offences Now Included In Official Total

Cyber crime will officially become the country’s most common offence this week, with the total number of victims of crime soaring by millions overnight.

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is to issue new statistics on Thursday which will include cyber crime for the first time.

Previous ONS studies have estimated the number of cyber crimes at between three and four million per year – meaning there will be a dramatic rise on the annual number of offences in England and Wales, last estimated at 6.8 million

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