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April 4, 2024

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Dr Monica Whitty

Professor Monica Whitty is the Head of Department of Software Systems and Cybersecurity and is Professor of Human Factors in Cyber Security. Monica's work is highly impactful - contributing to policy and tools in the UK and Australia to improve cyber security behaviours, prevent and detection cyber fraud victimisation, insider attacks, and the spread of disinformation.

Anatomy of the Online Dating Romance Scam

The psychological impact on victims – both financial and non-financial

The Scammers Persuasive Techniques Model

Compilation of all her work

Dr Elisabeth Carter

Dr Elisabeth Carter is a consultant, author, criminologist, and forensic linguist. She is the UK's leading scholar of romance fraud, as well as an authority on all types of fraud; her research and expertise focuses on the language of manipulation and sits at the intersection of crime, language and the law.

Inside Romance Frauds: How can analysing discourses in social science research help us understand one of the UK's most damaging ‘white collar' crimes?

Mapping Romance Fraud Research – A Systematic Review

Confirm Not Command: Examining Fraudsters’ Use of Language to Compel Victim Compliance in Their Own Exploitation

Distort, Extort, Deceive and Exploit: Exploring the Inner Workings of a Romance Fraud

Dr Cassandra Cross

Dr Cassandra Cross is currently Associate Dean (Learning & Teaching), Faculty of Creative Industries, Education and Social Justice. She also holds a position as an Associate Professor in the School of Justice, Queensland University of Technology. Since taking up her position at QUT in 2012, she has published in this area across several journals and continued her research into online fraud focusing across the prevention, victim support and policing aspects of this crime

‘Oh we can’t actually do anything about that’: The problematic nature of jurisdiction for online fraud victims

Romance fraud

Reflections on the reporting of fraud in Australia

Online fraud

Understanding romance fraud: Insights from domestic violence research

Victims' motivations for reporting to the 'fraud justice network'

Cyber frauds, scams and their victims

The problem of 'white noise': examining current prevention approaches to online fraud

No laughing matter: Blaming the victim of online fraud