Quantcast
Home » rasuman group scam You are browsing entries tagged with “rasuman group scam”

A sociology of scams

By

Scams tell us a lot about the nature of our society—more than about the gullibility, greed, or ignorance of our people. Sociologists try to understand how these criminal schemes work, not by figuring out the motives and interests of the individuals they victimize, but by determining the types of social relationships they are able to tap. Moral terms like gullibility and greed contain no analytic value. But, the degree to which communications in a society like ours remain undifferentiated may explain why scam victims are quick to entrust their money to swindlers with no economic credentials or record.

Posted: November 29th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • Israel extends truce as Gaza death toll over 1,000
  • Jailhouse rocks over Napoles
  • Gazans dig dead from rubble in scenes of war devastation
  • ‘Muning’ gets blame as fire hits 140 homes
  • Boys latest gunshot victims in Malabon, Navotas
  • Sports

  • Diputado, Javelona give NU lift in win over Ateneo
  • Lao’s last second free throw bails out UST vs Adamson
  • NBA: Lakers mum on report Scott offered coaching job
  • Pirates hold off Generals
  • Blue Eagles seek 4th victory against Bulldogs today
  • Lifestyle

  • Russia sues McDonald’s over food with ‘too many calories’
  • Ballet Manila bares 19th season line-up
  • The ‘Cast’ phenomenon continues
  • Filipina lives her design dream in New York
  • Triszh reveals her Big Apple secrets
  • Entertainment

  • Aljur Abrenica breaks free
  • Cristine Reyes has had it with all that male attention
  • Philippines joins 9th Berliner Perle singing tilt
  • Ai-Ai’de las Alas’ advice to Aljur Abrenica
  • Piolo Pascual in Zaijan Jaranilla’s eyes
  • Business

  • Hawaii’s top burger opens first PH store
  • Mother and son run big catering firm
  • House of Lasagna
  • Relief aid beyond the financial
  • Robinsons moves to tap healthy consumers
  • Technology

  • PH Internet slowest in Asean
  • Marketers need to be in what Filipinos can’t live without
  • Apple, Samsung lose ground in cooling tablet market
  • China deletes Web reports on blow-up giant toad
  • Get paid for posting? Social networking’s new twist
  • Opinion

  • Editorial Cartoon, July 27, 2014
  • Kid-friendly cinemas
  • The INC at 100
  • Q and A on DAP decision (2)
  • The Sona and the 100-millionth Filipino
  • Global Nation

  • Filipino teachers are in Laos, too
  • Illegal minors: Some came ‘accompanied by a stranger’
  • Abused, starved and locked out of the house
  • US envoy: Impeachment ‘none of our business’
  • PH bans new worker deployments in 3 countries
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement