Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Federal Bureau of Investigation Releases 2022 Internet Crime Report

By John A. Emmons
Tuesday, March 14, 2023, 11:59 AM

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Internet Crime Complaint Center has released its Internet Crime Report for 2022, providing an overview of threats, the bureau’s efforts to combat cybercrime, and statistics on the state of cybercrime in the United States. The report notes that the center received 800,944 complaints, down 5 percent from last year, but overall damages rose from $6.9 billion to $10.2 billion. The bureau also noted an increase in the use of its Recovery Asset Team’s Financial Fraud Kill Chain, a process for freezing fraudulent financial transactions through communication with financial institutions.

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