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Lynch Vows to Tackle Cybercrime, Mend Police-Minority Relations

U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch is sworn in before testifing during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee January 28, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch is sworn in before testifing during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee January 28, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

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Loretta Lynch said that if confirmed as the next U.S. attorney general she would focus on battling cybercrime and improving relations between police and the communities they serve.

Lynch, the top federal prosecutor in Brooklyn and President Barack Obama’s nominee to replace U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, is scheduled to appear at a confirmation hearing Wednesday before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee.