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PAC set to fight cyber crime

The Police Assistance Committee, PAC, yesterday, said it was intensifying efforts to support the Police and other security agencies in fighting the menace of Internet crime prevalent in the country.

Director General of PAC, Dr. Martins Oni, who gave the assertion, lamented that the image of the country was being seriously eroded at a fast rate within the international community through perpetration of cyber crime by Nigerians looking for easy way to make illicit money.

Oni, who spoke at a three-day workshop on the theme, ”The Need To Fight Internet Crime In The Country,’ in Lagos to train PAC field officers on how they could assist the Police and other security agencies through information and intelligence gathering to fight the menace.

He emphasised the need to re-orientate Nigerians by necessary agencies of government, such as the National Orientation Agency, on the colossal damage being done to the image of Nigeria locally and internationally through internet fraud, which is also having adverse effect on the nation’s economy.


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