In addition to crime in the physical form, the Dutch Caribbean Police Force also investigates cybercrime developments. Even during these difficult times in which Covid-19 plays a very important role, we continue to monitor this aspect.
Data traffic has exploded worldwide due to the growth in the number of people who work from home and the influx of people using the internet. Criminals abuse this situation in various ways.
Globally, but also within the Caribbean Netherlands, we deal with the following methods of cybercrime:
Scams through phishing emails. People receive email messages that seem to come from authentic companies/institutions such as banks,