Definition of e-criminal in US English:

e-criminal

noun

  • See e-crime

    • ‘The report said the days when the e-criminal was a "lonely hacker searching for attention" are long gone.’
    • ‘E-criminals take advantage of new broadband technology to infiltrate spamming software into computers, often in private homes.’
    • ‘However, the technology should only get cheaper and better as time goes on - so organized e-criminals will have to move on to the next trick in their book of online scams.’
    • ‘Software firms should be forced to pay up if their customers fall victim to e-criminals because of security flaws, an influential Parliamentary group said today.’
    • ‘The South Australian Police Department is contemplating outsourcing its cybercrime investigations as part of a broad campaign to overcome a resource drain in the fight against e-criminals.’