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Crime expert attacks 'deceptive' Home Office figures showing fall in offences

PUBLISHED May 4, 2013

Claims that Britain has never been safer are misleading, according to a study that accuses the government of massaging official crime figures. It alleges that the Home Office is promoting statistics knowing they do not include some of the fastest-rising forms of online crime, making figures significantly lower than the true crime rate.

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