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The Greek Police, in order to protect the citizens from their deception, issues relevant press releases, disclosing case details and used Modus Operandi, to the mass information media and the social media that it manages. At the same time, regional Police Services organize awareness-raising events throughout the country providing information and education to citizens, while providing instructions for complaints in fraud cases. The Greek Police also has produced and projected through television and radio stations with nationwide coverage, messages in the context of information campaigns for citizens’ protection.
  • Greece
  • Fraud
  • Initiatives
  • Campaign
  • Victims
  • 2018
Greek campaign on the crime of fraud and especially phone scams.
  • Greece
  • Fraud
  • Initiatives
  • Campaign
  • Victims
  • 2018
Frauds prevention project, initiated and implemented by the General Directorate of Bucharest Police.
  • Romania
  • Fraud
  • Initiatives
  • Elderly
  • Campaign
  • Victims
  • 2018
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
  • Victims
  • 2017