Tag: scam

SCAM: an illegal plan for making money, especially one that involves tricking people – Cambridge Dictionary

SCAM: an illegal plan for making money, especially one that involves tricking people – Cambridge Dictionary

Why do scams survive, without changing much, other than minor details? Here I am again, talking about scams. However, I would like to take a more philosophical view this time. Let us look at how and why people get caught. Again. And (sometimes) again!
I want to state that scams illustrate parts of the Human Condition we may not be too proud of. Added to that the novel situation we find ourselves in with the Coronavirus and the unprecedented acceleration of the Fourth Industrial Revolution has made this worse.