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Topic - Jerry Ratcliffe
"This is an old crime being organized with new tools. There's nothing new about groups of people assaulting people and robbing, but what's new is the technology," said Jerry Ratcliffe, chairman of the department of criminal justice at Temple University and a former London police officer.
Organizing on the Internet is attractive because it gives the mob "some anonymity," Mr. Ratcliffe said, since many of those involved learn of the event simply by seeing a message on Facebook and think they can participate without repercussions.