Problem

Cross border internet crime

Other Names:
Transboundary telemarketing fraud
Nature:
Consumers tend to rely on domestic legal and market-based protections in conducting their affairs, and need to be aware that in e-commerce transactions with entities in other countries, their own legal protections may not be available and foreign law may not offer comparable protections. Consumers can be victimized by reliance on false or fraudulent promises when they deal on the Internet.
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Subject(s):
Date of last update
02.03.2000 – 00:00 CET