• A description/definition of the problem – explain what is meant by cybercrime
  • How much the trade is worth – include some statistics to show the value of the trade
  • How many people are directly affected by the trade – include statistics to show how many people are affected by the trade
  • What the negative effects of the trade are – you will need evidence of how people are affected; this could be consequences to peoples’ health, changes in social behaviour, or the use of profits to fund other crime
  • What attempts have been made to control the trade – explain who is involved in trying to tackle the crime and what they have done to try to control it
  • How effective these attempts to control the trade have been – what has worked/not worked? Why have there been successes/failures?
  • Conclusion – a summary of the main points of your research.
  • A reference list – in alphabetical order following the Harvard System including all the sources of information that you have included in your essay which must be submitted as part of your Study Skills Assessment.