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Cybercrime in Ghana A Study of Offenders, Victims and the Law

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- Enablers
- Trends

- Internet Access, Affordability And Use

Author(s): Daniel Ennin

The main thrust of this study was therefore to explore the dynamics of cybercrime activities from the perspectives of offenders, victims and the law. The objectives that guide the research are; 1) to understand the socioeconomic characteristics of offenders and the victims, 2) identify the motivation that predispose the offenders to cybercrime, 3) establish the various forms of cybercriminal activities in Ghana, 4) to find out the opportunities explored by the fraudsters in their operations, 5) explore the experiences of the cybercrime victims, and 6) to examine the responses and challenges of law enforcement agencies to fight cybercrime. 


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West Africa,

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