The Cyber Crime Unit provide specialist capabilities in investigating complex and cross-border cyber investigations. They regularly work with international law enforcement partners in the prosecution of cyber criminals. They also provide support to the Cyber Crime Units within each of the constituent Police services.
They are supported by an in-house e-Forensic unit dealing with digital forensic examinations using the latest techniques. The laboratory is ISO 17025 accredited. The e-Forensic team also support serious and complex investigations that do not involve cyber crime but may have a digital element.
The Cyber Pursue team recently executed a search warrant following the theft of around €10m in ‘IOTA’ cryptocurrency from more than 85 victims world-wide since January last year.