The National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU) is a unit of the National Crime Agency with responsibility for computer crime. It began operating in shadow form prior to October 2013 when it incorporated the computer crime expertise of the Serious Organised Crime Agency and the Police Central e-crime Unit as part of the 2011 Cyber Security Strategy. The unit consisted of 236 dedicated officers by October 2013, rising to 351 by April 2016.
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