Manhattan DA receives $4.2 million to build cybercrime lab

New lab will target identity theft and other computer crimes

A new multimillion-dollar cybercrime lab will soon aim to stop online perpetrators’ illegal activity.

Yesterday the Manhattan district attorney’s office announced that the New York City Council has given it $4.2 million to build a new cybercrime lab, which for the first time will enable prosecutors and forensics analysts to work in the same location. The new lab reflects the district attorney’s increased focus on cybercrime and identity theft.

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