Coronavirus (Covid-19): Latest updates and information
Skip to main content Skip to navigation

Take part in our study

If you have ever exchanged messages with someone that you suspect was a scammer please consider taking part in our study. You will be asked several questions about yourself and to submit the conversations you had with the scammers. Participation is anonymous.

For more information please follow the link below and read our information sheet. Reading this does not automatically commit you to taking part in the research. Please click here to find out more information about the study and take part.

We are a team of researchers at University of Warwick in UK, studying internet fraud. Our current study is interested in how fraudsters establish trusting relationships with their victims. You can find more information about this project here.

If you have any questions please contact us by emailing:

This study is not a formal police investigation into online fraud. If you require formal assistance please speak to the police or if you are in the UK please contact Action Fraud by calling them on 0300 123 2040 or submit an enquiry via their website.