Saturday, 18th August 2018
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Despite the huge increase in online business it has just emerged that the Gardai are still two years behind in tackling online crime cases, including online child sex crimes. The Gardai say that the reason it is having such a difficult time in dealing with online crime cases is that they have not had the sufficent funding necessary to deal with all of the crime cases that they have on file.

It is estimated that by the end of March of this year that they will have the backlog of cases down to those committed in 2016/17. It has also been announced that in an attempt to tackle online cases that two new offices will be opened up in the South East and the South specifically to deal with the old and new cases that will come to light. Online crime has become an increasingly bigger part of what the Gardai have to deal with when it comes to tackling serious crime cases.


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