Malaysia, UK Sign Agreement to Fight Cyber Crime

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The executive branch of Malaysia’s government has decided to sign a memorandum of understanding with the United Kingdom to work together to battle cross-border crime, including web-based ones, Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein said.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is expected to sign the MoU during his official visit to the U.K. next week, Bernama reported. U.K. Home Secretary Theresa May will sign for the United Kingdom, the prime minister told reporters.

The MoU covers organized crime, human trafficking and migrant smuggling, falsification of documents, cyber crime and money laundering, among other things.

The Malaysian home minister said the two nations are looking to set up technical cooperation and sharing of intelligence and expertise, as well as other efforts.

 

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