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Press Release (27.03.2014)
Marked increase in fraud and phishing CySARs


Berne. In 2013, its tenth year of operation, the Cybercrime Coordination Unit (CYCO) at the Federal Office of Police (fedpol) received a total of 9,208 Suspicious Activity Reports on Cybercrime (CySARs) from the public. This represents an increase of more than 11 per cent over 2012. Nearly sixty-one per cent of total reporting volume concerned offences against property, a continuing trend from the previous reporting years.