FBI experts enlighten community about cyber crime protection

Cyber Crimes, IC3, an online crime report center created by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National White Collar Crime Center, ranked New Jersey number six in the country for most reported cyber crimes.

Special Agent Doug Veizia and Intelligence Analyst Nicole Sette of the FBI Newark Cyber Squad, spoke to 32 members of the Sussex County community.

« We do a lot of outreach on these topics, » Veizia said. « It is our way of making people aware. Because our goal is to stop the crimes before they happen, by having people change their conduct and if they do become aware of an issue, to encourage them to report it. »

Veizia spoke on « Disaster Relief Fraud, » which also addressed other types of fraud such as corporate insurance fraud, premium diversion fraud, and workers compensation fraud.