Avoiding Scams Through Understanding




Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 7/9/2013

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 246
ISBN : 9781481767712
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 246
ISBN : 9781481767729

About the Book

‘Unknown Transactions: avoiding scams through understanding’, analyze scams as businesses with processes, and understanding these processes as the best education in avoiding scams. It present a new perspective in avoiding scams, by first elaborating on some gaming mechanisms that scammers have employed in deceiving scam targets and which many of us have misunderstood. The book deals with a wide range of topics, including how scams get introduced to eventual victims, types of scams, different scam proposal responses, and different types of payments a scam victim can make to the scammer. The investigation also examines the role of commitment in making scams successful, the relationship between the scammers’ confidentiality requests and occultism, and how best scam victims can present their case for a proper prosecution of these elusive culprits, considering the legalities and illegalities involved. Overall, the author identifies salient features of scam businesses, in comparison to genuine business features, exposing the sophistication of scammers in eliciting an advance payment from their unsuspecting victims. The author believes the present and future globalization will be beneficial to mankind, but the inability to delineate and define accurately what participating parties say and claim in business transactions, might be one obstacle to overcome.

About the Author

Kelechi Ononuju is a Biochemistry graduate, investigative reporter and development researcher. His experiences as a business executive span over a broad range of issues which include business, politics and society, to mention a few. His analytical approach to investigations, provide the needed details of ‘how’ and ‘why’ of a prominent issue. “The Unknown Transactions: avoiding scams through understanding” is his first book, apart from his papers presented at seminars and workshops. His new book, “Trailing the Corruption: a perspective” will be out soon. Kelechi lives in Nigeria