10 Oct 2011

Cook Islanders told be on watch for cyber crime

8:14 pm on 10 October 2011

Cook Islanders are being warned that they are being targeted by organised cyber crime syndicates.

The country's Financial Intelligence Unit says the public needs to take extra caution with unsolicited emails or offers through social networks.

It says the scams typically promise attractive job opportunities or get-rich-quick schemes.