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Computer Crime - Electronic Funds Transfer Systems and Crime

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July 1982
This document describes and analyzes potential criminal activity associated with electronic fund transfer systems and establishes definitions and classification schemes to be used in the measurement and analysis of such criminal activity.

The document also reviews existing sources of data regarding electronic fund transfer crime and proposes a procedure for more accurate statistical data collection in this area. It reflects input from representatives of the banking, law enforcement, and statistical communities. Charts, data tables, and about 175 references are presented. Appendixes include Regulation E (liability under the Electronic Fund Transfer Act); Senate Bill 240; sample computer abuse cases, forms, and reports; criminal law aspects of computer crime; regulations regarding Federal reporting requirements; and the FBI Accomplishment Report.

Date Published: July 1, 1982