The Relationship between age and consumer fraud victimization

Consumer fraud costs Australians $1.4b every year with the advances in technology allowing the victimization of an increasing number of people. Penny Joyna from the Australian Institute of Criminology looks into the relationship between Age and the risk of consumer fraud.  Age has long been seen as a factor in the risk of becoming a victim of fraud.  But it is still unclear which age groups are the most vulnerable.



Thanks to Carol Gilmour from the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre for submitting this resource.