Cybercriminals and criminal structures in the world of organized crime
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Jakubiec, W. (2022) “Cybercriminals and criminal structures in the world of organized crime”, Scientific Journal of Bielsko-Biala School of Finance and Law. Bielsko-Biała, PL, 26(4), pp. 36–39. doi: 10.19192/wsfip.sj4.2022.6.


In the era of galloping globalization and the world of new information technologies, the vast majority of social life has developed. Unfortunately, along with the global progress of digitization, cybercrime has also developed. Traditional criminal organizations have taken a liking to cyberspace as a place not only to commit crimes, but also to exchange information or ordinary communication, which is more difficult to recognize by law enforcement than that conducted in the real world. The crime of the virtual world has also created a different type of crime, more individual, functioning in a specific network without special personal and hierarchical dependencies. The main determinants of this type of crime that create criminal networks seem to be, for example, illegal Internet markets where goods are exchanged or payments are made for legally prohibited services, or Internet forms where illegal correspondence is conducted. The aim of the article is to present the phenomenon of cybercrime and the structures in which cybercriminals operate and find themselves
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