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United States and Cuba Hold Technical Talks on Cybercrime

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
February 24, 2016


Working-level representatives from the United States and Cuba held a technical meeting in Havana February 22-23 to exchange information and best practices related to preventing cybercrime and online fraud, including in the areas of pharmaceutical fraud and illicit narcotics. Participants also discussed the legal framework for investigating and penalizing cybercrime. Additionally, participants held a session on protecting children from online predators.

Assistant Deputy Associate Director Alexis Torres from U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (ICE-HSI) led the U.S. delegation.

For further information, please contact Barbara Gonzalez at (305) 970-1294.


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