Computer related crime refers the manipulation of a computer or computer data for criminal purposes.
This includes the dishonest obtainment of money, property or some other advantage of value or to cause loss e.g. theft of information. It also includes the use of a computer or computer data as a tool to commit crime or to ease criminal behaviour e.g. cyber laundering, child pornography, drug trafficking, murder, kidnapping, extortion, credit card fraud.
Alternate spelling: --->Computer-related crime