• Lebanon Police Department successfully tracks down customer’s stolen crypto funds.
• Cyber Crimes Unit of the Lebanon police authority is widely considered one of the best in the country.
• The department is continuing to perform outreach to let people know how they can avoid becoming victims of crypto scams.
Lebanon Police Track Down and Take Back Stolen Crypto
The Lebanon Police Department has been successful in tracking down a customer’s crypto funds that ultimately fell into the hands of a scammer.
Cyber Crime Division’s Expertise
Richard Norris – supervisor of the Cyber Crimes Unit at the Lebanon Department – explained in an interview: Our unit handles everything from forensic extractions of mobile devices and computers. We’re a member of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, where we investigate people who try and use the internet to sexually exploit children, and we investigate almost every kind of electronic crime for the Lebanon Police Department.
The cyber crime division of the Lebanon police authority is widely considered one of the best in the country as the agents have access to software that is rare or unavailable in many instances.
Returning Stolen Crypto Funds
Chief Phillip Roberts of the Lebanon Police Department said in a statement: It’s all in an effort to combat the ever-changing times of the internet and computer crimes that we’re seeing. Not long ago, the police gave a big presentation at a local nursing home warning individuals there that they were most vulnerable to fraud.
Describing how they were able to find stolen crypto units, Roberts mentioned: They were able to execute legal process to freeze that wallet and then forfeit its contents to Lebanon police’s government crypto account. In all, more than $5,000 worth was returned back to victim.
Cyber Crime Unit Supervisor Proud Of Team
Norris expressed his enthusiasm regarding results with: I’m very proud Cyber Crimes Unit. As their supervisor, people who work this unit are incredibly dedicated, citizens in Lebanon should be proud they have unit like LPD Cyber Crimes Unit. There are few existence can do what we do.
Continued Outreach To Prevent Crypto Scams
< p/ >The department is continuing perform outreach let people know how they can avoid becoming victims crypto scams. A big tactic avoiding answering calls you don’t recognize or speaking people aren’t familiar you. If any them request payments time come take steps protect yourself.< / p >