Essay Archive - Computer Crimes
The computer has evolved a great deal since its creation over a third of a
century ago. The uses of the computer now seem endless. Unfortunately some of
those uses include computer crimes. This paper will explore some recent crimes
that have occurred and the laws that apply to them.
The first such incident took place in Russia between June and October
1994. Six people were arrested in the scheme, in which $10 million was
allegedly shifted from Citibank to accounts in Finland, Russia, Germany, the
Netherlands, the United States, Israel, and Switzerland. Of the $10 million
stolen, $400,000 has not been recovered. The clients....