Online romance scams and victimhood

Abstract Online romance scams defraud dating website users of large amounts of money and inflict serious psychological harm. Victims of these scams often blame themselves for their losses and are blamed by others. We consider whether victims actually do share...

Predicting susceptibility to cyber-fraud victimhood

Abstract Purpose – This paper develops a theoretical framework to predict susceptibility to cyber-fraud victimhood. Design/methodology/approach – A survey was constructed to examine whether personality, socio-demographic characteristics, and online routine activities...