Courts processed 16,760 cybercrime-related cases in past 4 years

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AMMAN — Jordan’s courts dealt with 16,760 cybercrime-related cases involving 20,259 people over the past four years, according to statistics obtained by the Jordan News Agency, Petra, from the Jordanian Judicial Council.اضافة اعلان

Since 2019, 13,108 cybercrimes were recorded that directly violated the law, and 3,652 other crimes were recorded  that involved the use of technology, the data showed.

With a total of 11,926 cases, online defamation was the most common cybercrime during the past four years, followed by criminal threats, indecent assault, indecency, fraud, economic crimes, and pornography.

The courts also addressed many cases related to hacking electronic systems and malicious eavesdropping.

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