Shocking rise in number of social media crimes

CRIMES committed across social media platforms have more than doubled in recent years across East Lancashire.

New figures obtained by the Lancashire Telegraph show that in Blackburn with Darwen, Burnley, Hyndburn and the Ribble Valley, crimes logged across social media platforms such as Facebook, Tinder and Grindr have increased significantly year on year since 2014.

The offences range from drug trafficking, threats to kill, exposure and voyeurism, stalking, blackmail...
source: Lancashire Telegraph

2019-01-22 13:23
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