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Yvette Copper is expected to issue a direct challenge to Home Secretary Theresa May later today when she calls on the Government to act over online crime.
The shadow home secretary is expected to tell the Labour conference:
The shadow home secretary is set to call for the Government needs to move "into the 21st century" and do more to tackle online crime.
In her closing speech to the Labour Party Conference, Yvette Cooper will announce plans for the creation of a specific offence of identity theft and FraudWatch - a new industry-backed body to counter scams and fraudsters online.
Ms Cooper's speech comes after a host of high-profile cases of alleged cyber crime.
Two men appeared in court over the weekend accused of setting up a system to siphon off cash from accounts after gaining access to a Barclays branch computer in London using a planted keyboard video mouse.
Another two men appeared charged with credit card fraud linked to up-market retailer Selfridges.Another four men were charged over an attempt to take control of computers at a Santander bank branch to steal millions of pounds.