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Computer-related crimes in Federal programs

Computer-related crimes in Federal programs

report to the Congress


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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in [Washington .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Computer crimes -- United States.,
    • Public administration -- Data processing.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
      LC ClassificationsHV6773 .U55 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 24 p. :
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5014290M
      LC Control Number76601850

      As computer-related crimes be­ come more prevalent, an increasing need emerges for police personnel­ particularly those who do not have expertise in computer technology­ to understand how these crimes vary. An understanding of tlle types of computer-related crimes will as­ sist law enforcement by providing insight for investigative strategies.

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