Mass-marketing fraud: a growing concern

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Abstract

Mass-marketing fraud is a growing international problem. Victims of this crime often experience a double hit, losing money as well as being psychologically affected. Understanding how criminals exploit online communication to develop trust and persuade individuals to give up their money is key to future work on the development of prevention programs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)84-87
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Security and Privacy
Volume13
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2015
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • cybercriminals
  • Internet crime
  • mass-marketing fraud
  • privacy
  • romance scams
  • security

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