IGP: Cybercrime more lucrative than drug trafficking

PUTRAJAYA: Cybercrime is emerging as a serious economic threat in Malaysia, and losses amounting to RM179.3mil were recorded last year, said Inspector General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar.

"Cybercrime has surpassed drug trafficking as the most lucrative crime, with more than 70% of commercial crime cases now categorised as cybercrime," added Khalid.

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