Here’s how crime changes in the days of coronavirus

US, WASHINGTON (NEWS OBSERVATORY) — The urgency of coronavirus in Italy has also changed the habits of criminals.

In the past few weeks, thefts, pockets and robberies have fallen sharply as online fraud has increased.

The fact that almost no one can leave home has actually brought crime into crisis, which is now trying to adapt to the new situation.

In recent weeks, there has been an increase in internet fraud and a significant decrease in traditional crimes.

In Rome on Thursday only one person was arrested trying to sell drugs at a bar that ended up in court.


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