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Teenagers being recruited by criminals on video games, chiefs warn

'We want very talented individuals that the UK needs in their economy working effectively within legitimate organisations'.

Typical tarrget: Gamers who  live in quite an enclosed space – tend to be the bedroom in the house – and they spend a lot of time online

Typical tarrget: Gamers who live in quite an enclosed space tend to be the bedroom in the house and they spend a lot of time online

Date - 15th April 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
Police chiefs are piloting a multi-million pound prevention scheme to divert highly-talented teenage gamers often on the “autism spectrum” away from cyber offending into “legitimate” employment for the UK economy. They have...
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