Hawaii’s Attorney General has established the Hawaii Internet and Technology Crimes (HITeC) Unit with the help of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs. HITeC assists citizens in Internet and technology related crimes. The HITeC Unit combines Local, State, and Federal Law Enforcement resources in addressing two forms of technology related crimes.
First, the HITeC Unit investigates and prosecutes technology crimes against persons. These crimes include, but are not limited to, identity theft, check and checking account fraud, and Internet fraud.
Second, the HITeC Unit investigates and prosecutes Internet Crimes Against Children. These crimes include, but are not limited to, online enticement of children for sex, and the possession, distribution, and production of child pornography on the Internet.
The HITeC website contains education and prevention resources to protect the citizens of Hawaii in Cyberspace. Click to visit the Hawaii ITeC Website.