SCARS™ Psychology of Scams: Psychology Of The – A Research Report [PDF]

The Psychological Consequences Of Being A Victim Of The Online Dating Romance Scam

Research Undertaken at The University of Leicester

This report summaries a year-long project, led by Professor Whitty, which examined the online dating romance scam. The three main aims of the project were to: identify psychological characteristics of individuals which raise their risk of becoming victims; examine the persuasive techniq