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Pennsylvania cybercrime – by the numbers

PA Courts InfoShare

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December 13, 2019

Between 2014 and 2018, there were 799 cybercrime offenses committed by 287 people in Pennsylvania. The top convictions for cybercrime offenses are making or forcing someone to participate in online child pornography and unlawful use of a computer – which could include accessing or altering computer data, providing passwords without authorization, etc. 

The infographic below highlights relevant court data including the total number and type of cybercrime offenses committed over the last five years, defendant demographics and the total amount in fines assessed for cybercrime convictions statewide. Download a high-resolution version of the graphic. 

Pennsylvania cybercrime – by the numbers

PA Courts InfoShare is a monthly product of the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC) that visually highlights the work of the courts with interesting data and statistics obtained through the judiciary’s case management systems, interactive dashboards and other research. Reproduction is permissible with source cited. 

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