Proceedings from the 1st International Conference on Law and Human Rights, ICLHR 2021, 14-15 April 2021, Jakarta, Indonesia

Research Article

Linguistic Manipulation by Scammer as Cyber Crime: Viewed from Law and Education

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.14-4-2021.2312842,
        author={Hendrikus  Male and Erni  Murniarti and Ronny  Gunawan and Masda Surti Simatupang},
        title={Linguistic Manipulation by Scammer as Cyber Crime: Viewed from Law and Education },
        proceedings={Proceedings from the 1st International Conference on Law and Human Rights, ICLHR 2021, 14-15 April 2021, Jakarta, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICLHR},
        year={2021},
        month={10},
        keywords={language manipulation; cyber crime; scammer},
        doi={10.4108/eai.14-4-2021.2312842}
    }
    
  • Hendrikus Male
    Erni Murniarti
    Ronny Gunawan
    Masda Surti Simatupang
    Year: 2021
    Linguistic Manipulation by Scammer as Cyber Crime: Viewed from Law and Education
    ICLHR
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.14-4-2021.2312842
Hendrikus Male1,*, Erni Murniarti1, Ronny Gunawan1, Masda Surti Simatupang1
  • 1: Universitas Kristen Indonesia, Jl. Mayjen Sutoyo no.2 Cawang-Jakarta 136301234
*Contact email: hendrikus.male@uki.ac.id

Abstract

Cybercrime on emails or other social media is now drawing careful attention to the academics and police. Such issue is not new to the police but it might be new to academics. Many people might be easily cheated on the language used by the scammer when they are influenced by the scammers’ manipulation language. This study employed a qualitative analysis. a content analysis is used as the method of the study. The result of the study is that the language used by the scammer is very much convincing. The scammers persuaded and manipulated the language to deceive their victims. It is highly suggested that academics should also pay a careful attention and educate other people by spreading a clear information to their students or doing socialization to the society in community service program. This way can also help the police to reveal the crime spread on cyber world.