A good majority of the victims include older generations who are not as tech-savvy or knowledgeable of the dangers of the internet. The different types of crime are as follows: FBI impersonation, loan intimidation, automobile-auction, romance scams, work-from-home scams, overpayment, identity theft, advance fees, non-auction and non-delivery of merchandise.
Increasing gas prices seems to correlate with increasing e-tail sales and could be one of the many factors as to why e-commerce is getting popular. There is a significant increase in e-tail sales during the fourth quarter due to Christmas shopping, but we can see the steady increase of e-tail sales over time when comparing the same quarter each year.
Through which measures can cost benefits be gained? In that example benefits are gained through three different actions. First through the implementation of a risk management, second through a risk transfer to insurance companies and third to rehabilitation and compensatory component.
Chart shows the cost benefits through mitigation measures on the example of a landslide. It shows that only a certain effort in mitigation measures gain cost benefits. If to less measures are taken, the frequency and the impact of the events are still too high and a better optimum can be found. If too many measures are taken, the cost of mitigation and management will outnumber the gained benefits!
The actual risk for a country to suffer in a long term from a natural disaster depends on the actual exposure but also on the vulnerability of a society (how can they cope and adapt to the event). Central America as well as big parts of Africa and Asia are at high risk to suffer for a long term from natural disasters.