SCAMSScams A Scam is a confidence trick - a crime -  is an attempt to defraud a person or group after first gaining their trust through deception. Scams or confidence tricks exploit victims using their credulity, naïveté, compassion, vanity, irresponsibility, or greed and exploiting that. Researchers have defined confidence tricks as "a distinctive species of fraudulent conduct ... intending to further voluntary exchanges that are not mutually beneficial", as they "benefit con operators ('con men' - criminals) at the expense of their victims (the 'marks')". A scam is a crime even if no money was lost. & CYBERCRIMECybercrime Cybercrime is a crime related to technology, computers, and the Internet. Typical cybercrime are performed by a computer against a computer, or by a hacker using software to attack computers or networks. REPORTING ENTITY

COUNTRY: Japan

AGENCY/ENTITY: High-Tech Crime Technology Division of the National Police Agency

ONLINE REPORTING AVAILABLE: No

OFFICIAL WEBSITE: https://www.npa.go.jp/cyberpolice/index.html

REPORTING WEBSITE/URL: https://www.npa.go.jp/cyberpolice/index.html

 

 

(Last Updated On: November 28, 2021)

@police is the website operated by High-Tech Crime Technology Division of the National Police Agency, Japan,whose purpose is to prevent cyber crimes and cyber attacks, and to limit the damage from them.

Reports must be filed with local policeLocal Police The Local Police is your first responder in most countries. In most English-speaking countries and in Europe report to them first. In other countries look for your national cybercrime police units to report scams to. In the U.S., Canada, & Australia, you must report to the local police first..

 

 

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