Design of an Agent-Based Learning Environment for High-Risk Doorstep Scam Victims [chapter]

Laura M. van der Lubbe, Tibor Bosse, Charlotte Gerritsen
2018 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
Doorstep scams are scams, often happening at the front door, in which a con artist has a convincing, but fraudulent, story with the purpose of coming into your house and/or stealing money. Various campaigns to educate people exist, but they do not focus on the verbal skills people can use to prevent themselves from becoming a victim. This paper describes the conceptual design of a proposed training application. This application will provide an agent-based learning environment for highrisk
more » ... ep scam victims. In order to create a training application, field research has been done to the content and progress of doorstep scams, which is used to create interactive scenarios.
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-94779-2_29 fatcat:ez5sxxdoznbrpggi3pjdyyezsi