National Cyber Crime Unit

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The National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU) is a command of the United Kingdom's National Crime Agency.[1] With the creation of the National Crime Agency in 2013, the unit was formed following the merge of the Serious Organised Crime Agency's cyber division with the Police Central E-Crime Unit (PCeU) of the Metropolitan Police Service, and is one of four current commands which look at the growing use of cyber crime and ways to identify it.[2]

The current head of the NCCU is Dr Jamie Saunders, formally of the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), where from January 2012, he was director of international cyber policy.[3]

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  1. ^ "National Cyber Crime Unit". Retrieved 2013-11-11.
  2. ^ Warwick Ashford (2013-10-07). "UK National Cyber Crime Unit becomes operational". Retrieved 2013-11-11.
  3. ^ "National Cyber Crime Unit appoints Dr Jamie Saunders as director". computerworlduk. 2014-05-28. Retrieved 2013-11-11.

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