Ireland-Risk vs. Reward

Many of you are aware that I have proposed opportunity theory as a conceptual framework to help us understand the nature and reasoning behind fraud behavior. The main belief of this theory is that carriers need to focus on reducing the opportunity for fraudsters to commit fraud in as many areas as possible, thus helping to thwart efforts. Opportunity theory works on the assumption that fraudsters are rational thinkers and can cognitively assess the outcome of their actions by weighing the risks and rewards. Jeremy Bentham and Cesear Becceria are two of the foundational minds that developed this line of criminological thinking. While at the Kilmainham Prison in Dublin, Ireland, the works of t

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