Oregonians lost $6 million to cybercrimes

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By Oregon Better Business Bureau

Better Business Bureau is alerting consumers to the recent upswing in cybercrime dollar losses. The Internet Crime Complaint Center has released its annual report this week and statistics show that cybercrimes bilked consumers for more than $525 million in 2012—an 8.3 percent increase from 2011.

•Oregonian losses increased to more than $6.1 million—compared to $3.6 million lost in 2011.

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