Dr. Cassandra Cross
- Research on impact of romance scams on seniors in Queensland
Report to Joint Select Committee on Cyber Safety, Department of House of Representatives,
Parliament House, Canberra ACT 2600, Australia
www.aphref.aph.gov.au-house-committee-jscc-senior_australians-subs-sub49.pdf If this link does not work, use the following link, and see Submission 49 at the bottom of the page to download the file.
- See also links in her Appendices, especially the report on her international study tour, and links to her publications on the QUT website.
- She also publishes often in The Conversation.
- Cassandra Cross, Here is a link to the Romance Fraud Symposium hosted at QUT by Cassandra Cross earlier this year (2016) which has just gone up on the QUT website.
- Latest research: CRG 29/13-14: The reporting experiences and support needs of victims of online fraud can be found here (summary and full reports).
Dr. Monica Whitty
research for the University of Leicester
Whitty, MT & Buchanan, T. (2012), The Psychology of the Online Dating Romance Scam Report. University of Leicester.
This site, http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/media/people/monica-whitty/online-dating-romance-scam-project has an excellent bibliography of the topic and useful resources, as well as presentations given by Monica Whitty on the topic over 2011–12.
Update December 2014
A recent article by Julie Power, 6 December 2014 The Good Weekend Magazine (provided as part of The Age newspaper in Victoria, Australia), had an expose on military people, their names and photos being used as part of scams.
The website for this article also has a video, and Professor Monica Whitty is talking as part of this video. See