Linguistic Manipulation by Scammer as Cyber Crime: Viewed from Law and Education

Male, Hendrikus and Murniarti, Erni and Gunawan, Ronny and Simatupang, Masda Surti (2021) Linguistic Manipulation by Scammer as Cyber Crime: Viewed from Law and Education. In: ICLHR 2021, 14-15 April 2021, Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Cybercrime on emails or other social media is now drawing careful attention to the academics and police. Such issue is not new to the police but it might be new to academics. Many people might be easily cheated on the language used by the scammer when they are influenced by the scammers’ manipulation language. This study employed a qualitative analysis. a content analysis is used as the method of the study. The result of the study is that the language used by the scammer is very much convincing. The scammers persuaded and manipulated the language to deceive their victims. It is highly suggested that academics should also pay a careful attention and educate other people by spreading a clear information to their students or doing socialization to the society in community service program. This way can also help the police to reveal the crime spread on cyber world.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: language manipulation; cyber crime; scammer
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2022 10:54
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2022 10:54

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