The rise of digital business models, social media platforms, and intensified use of cyberspace during the COVID-19 pandemic have inevitably seen respective and associated cyber and cyber-enabled crimes. There have also been fluctuations in other forms of crimes during the pandemic. This chapter provides a critical overview of crime during natural disasters and pandemics. The paper also outlines a comprehensive background on pandemics, natural disasters, and crimes beside attempting to critically review the existing literature on the correlation between these concepts. It then adopts a case study approach to assess the correlation between pandemics and crime using secondary data sources.
|Title of host publication||Social Media Analytics, Strategies and Governance|
|Editors||Hamid Jahankhani, Stefan Kendzierskyj, Reza Montasari, Nishan Chelvachandran|
|Number of pages||19|
|Publication status||Published - 18 Aug 2022|