Fraud Analysis on Illegal Online Lending Using Habermas' Theory of the Public Sphere

  • Nanang Shonhadji Universitas Hayam Wuruk Perbanas

Abstract

This study aims to find out and reveal how fraudulent practices in illegal online loans are carried out by P2P lending service providers from the point of view of Habermas' critical thinking. Research site was an illegal online lending practice and the informant were users and victims of fraud from illegal online lending practices who are domiciled in Surabaya, Sidoarjo and Pasuruan, East Java. This qualitative research uses the Radical Humanist Paradigm approach. Result of this research have shown that Habermas' theory of the public sphere can be used as a basis for thinking to reveal the fraud media used by illegal financial technology lenders. The need for clarity on regulations for peer to peer (P2P) lending transactions through online media and firmness of sanctions for perpetrators of illegal online loan fraud to protect the public is a form of consciousness proposed idea.


Keywords: fraud, online loans, Habermas

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Published
2022-01-08
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SHONHADJI, Nanang. Fraud Analysis on Illegal Online Lending Using Habermas' Theory of the Public Sphere. Jurnal Ilmiah Akuntansi dan Bisnis, [S.l.], v. 17, n. 1, p. 33-49, jan. 2022. ISSN 2303-1018. Available at: <https://ojs.unud.ac.id/index.php/jiab/article/view/77513>. Date accessed: 27 june 2022. doi: https://doi.org/10.24843/JIAB.2022.v17.i01.p03.
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