The Nigeria Police Force on Thursday unveiled a Cybercrime Reporting Web Portal. Saying 50,000 suspected email accounts and password uncovered.
In a statement issued by DCP Frank Mba, Force Public Relations Officer as quoted said the portal which can be accessed by clicking on the link https://incb.police.gov.ng/ is part of efforts directed at ensuring ease of crime reportage by members of the public to enable prompt investigation, arrest and prosecution of perpetrators of cybercrime and other related offences.
According to him, the portal caters for complaints pertaining to cybercrimes.
“With this, victims/complainants can now report cases of cybercrime online, at any time and from any part of the world.
“The cases are promptly attended to by the Cybercrime Unit of the Force domiciled with the INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB), Force Headquarters, Abuja and the newly created Cybercrime Unit at the INTERPOL Annex, Alagbon Close, Ikoyi, Lagos.
“The new portal will provide updates on achievements being recorded by the Nigeria Police and will, among other things, avail the citizens knowledge of basic cyber-related issues such as emerging cybercrime trends, the modus operandi of the cyber crooks and offer tips on how citizens could make themselves less vulnerable within the cyberspace.
He added that the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu urged potential users of the portal to ensure that only correct and accurate information, devoid of deliberate falsehood, misrepresentation and misinformation, are provided when filing their complaints.
Meanwhile, the IGP reaffirmed the commitment of the Nigeria Police Force in protecting the cyber space and bringing all cyber criminals to book. Also reassured confidentiality of all reports and complaints made to the Police through the cyber portal.