Fraud Detection: Words Never Lie but People Do – Detecting Deception in Everyday Communications
A Hungarian proverb states “Man was given a tongue with which to speak, and words to hide his thoughts”. In public statements, interviews, and social media, deception has become a norm in communications in our digital age. With so many mediums to convey information (and misinformation) how is someone supposed to get to the truth? The language of lies is distinctly different from the language of truth. It has become vitally important for individuals from all walks of life and professionals in any field to learn the intricacies of detecting deception.