Interpol announced the creation of a group of experts on Metaverse. So that representatives of law enforcement agencies could be present in the new virtual world.
The International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) introduced the first Metaverse. Digital World was specifically for law enforcement agenci. This is stated in an article on their website. Users of INTERPOL Metaverse will be able to take a virtual tour of the INTERPOL headquarters in Lyon, France. As well as communicate with staff avatars and take training courses on forensics and other subjects.
Also announced at this event was the creation of a group of experts on digital universes to represent law enforcement in the new virtual world. Interpol concluded that the growth in the number of users and virtual worlds will be accompanied by an increase in digital crimes. These include data theft, money laundering, fraud. As well as extortion, phishing, sexual harassment and stalking.
At the same time, Metaverse brings many benefits to law enforcement, Interpol noted. Among them were the ability to work remotely, networking, collecting and preserving evidence and training.
During the demo, experts conducted a training course on checking travel documents and screening passengers in Metaverse class. Then students went to digital airport. There they were able to apply the acquired skills at the virtual border checkpoint.
Earlier, Interpol announced the creation of a cryptocurrency crime unit. The team, based in Singapore, will assist law enforcement agencies in different countries in investigations related to digital assets.
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