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No-deal Brexit ‘could threaten evidence-sharing with Europe’ on cyber crime

European Investigation Orders (EIOs) allow the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) to access material within 90 days.

The number of internet-related crimes has increased significantly in recent years but the amount of resources devoted to tackling it is being outstripped, Detective Sergeant Darren McCracken said.

He added: “If we leave as a result of Brexit we no longer have access to EIOs to obtain information within 90 days.”

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