The victims of thefts where offenders use some ruse are mostly senior citizens. This is related to their mental state of mind in consequence of ripe old age and with it relating „childish“ overcredulity. Because of their loneliness they have an increased need to communicate even with strangers. Low social status is often the reason that seniors easily believe the unrealistic offers.
The first campaign called superzárobok.sk offers protection against THB through a website http://www.superzarobok.sk/ (website in Slovakian) On this web page you can see fake employment agency offering well paid jobs abroad and does not demand good knowledge of foreign language. If a person is interested, he should registrate on the website to receive more information about the jobs and provide another e-mail address of his family member or a friend.
- Trafficking in human beings