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This is an additional German ECPA entry for 2017, the theme was Cyber Safety.
  • Germany
  • Cybercrime
  • Fraud
  • Initiatives
  • 2017
The main intention of the project is to educate the elderly about the threat of scam which are made by using methods called "on grandson" or "on the policeman". In effect it will reduce the number of these crimes.
  • Poland
  • Fraud
  • Initiatives
  • Elderly
  • Campaign
  • 2017
How to avoid falling victim to crimes committed by fraudsters posing as “grandchildren”- frauds against senior citizens and the methods most often employed by criminals.
  • Poland
  • Fraud
  • Initiatives
  • Elderly
  • Campaign
  • 2017
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.
  • Slovakia
  • Fraud
  • Initiatives
  • Elderly
  • 2017