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Investigating Internet Crimes by Art Bowker, Todd G. Shipley

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Chapter 2

Internet Criminals

This chapter discusses various criminal profiles and data on Internet criminals.

Key Words

Cyberbullying; cybercrime profiling; cyberharassment; cyberhucksters; cyberpunks; cyberstalkers; cyber-thieves; cyberterrorism; cyberwarfare deductive profiles; inductive profiles; Internet Crime Complaint Center; Internet criminals; Internet harassment; MEECES; Nigerian scams

If ignorant both of your enemy and yourself, you are certain to be in peril.

(Sun Tzu, Chinese Philosopher and author of “The Art of War,” died 496 BC)

Chapter 1 introduced a working Internet crimes definition, specifically, offenses committed on or facilitated through the Internet’s use. The difficulty in determining Internet crimes’ true societal impact ...

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