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      Love Scam di Selangor: Satu Penerokaan terhadap Modus Operandi Jenayah Siber ke atas Wanita Profesional

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      Jurnal Pembangunan Sosial
      UUM Press

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          Love Scam is a cyber or commercial crime targeting women, especially professional women’s who have lost millions of ringgit in Malaysia. This study explores the factor of victim involvement and modus operandi used by the scammer. The interviews were conducted at the District Police Headquarters (IPPD) in Selangor. A total of five love scam victims were interviewed, with the assistance of police officers dealing with commercial crime cases. The findings show that prominent factors identified are the perpetrators sweet talk, socializing, easy internet access and self pressure among victims. The modus operandi often used by the perpetrators to trap victims is through fraud profile picture in social media, fake sweet promises, and packaged delivery and posing as representatives of tax agencies.  

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          Malaysia
          Malaysia
          Malaysia
          Journal
          Jurnal Pembangunan Sosial
          UUM Press
          September 29 2018
          : 21
          : 105-122
          Affiliations
          [1 ]Pusat Pengajian Psikologi dan Pembangunan Manusia, FSSK Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
          Article
          10.32890/jps.21.2018.11558
          ce73c4b4-3727-4369-8720-3ad0350f7e6e

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          Social policy & Welfare,Psychology,General behavioral science,Family & Child studies,Cultural studies

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