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silicon.com: Interpol: Politicians failing to tackle phishing
Mar 21 2006 06:00PM
Daniel Jimenez (dgj1menez hotmail com)
By Dan Ilett
March 21, 2006
Police forces around the world are being starved of financial and human
resources to fight a growing number of crimes on the internet, Interpol has
Speaking on Monday at an anti-phishing conference in Brussels, Bernhard
Otupal, crime intelligence officer for Interpol's financial and hi-tech
crime unit, said politicians are unaware of the ways criminals are using
technology to steal money.
He said: "It's a huge problem. I think the responsible politicians are not
aware of the problem. They are not putting resources into it.
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