Government & Scams

RSN™ Guide: Deducting Scams Form Your U.S. Income Tax

RSN™ Guide: Deducting Scams Form Your U.S. Income Tax The following is not intended as Tax Advice and is provided for educational purposes only. Consult a professional tax preparer or tax attorney for all legal or professional advice about your taxes. Is It Possible To Recover Some Of Your Money Through Your Taxes? Maybe! You can legally claim casualty and theft losses on personal property as itemized deductions on a United States Tax Return. According [...]

RSN™ Special Report: Western Union Remission/Refund Program Update/News

RSN™ Special Report: Western Union Remission/Refund Program Update/News En Español Abajo United States v Western Union Remission Per their office site: Important: Determinations of remission eligibility have not yet been issued. The DOJ, FTC, and the claims administrator will NOT request petitioners pay any money to the administrator or anyone else in connection with the petition for remission process. If you receive such a request, it is fraudulent and should be directed to info@westernunionremission.com. Update September 10, [...]

RSN™ Special Report: Money back from MoneyGram?

RSN™ Special Report: Money back from MoneyGram? The Federal Trade Commission Announce A Settlement With MoneyGram For $125 million! November 8, 2018 by Karen Dodge Staff Attorney, Midwest Region, FTC We’ve all known for a long time that scammers ask people to pay by wiring money. Money wiring companies like MoneyGram and Western Union have also known that scammers have people wire money using their services. In fact, the FTC has sued both companies – which [...]

RSN™ Insight: FBI Sweetheart / Romance Scammer Advisory Podcast

RSN™ Insight: FBI Sweetheart / Romance Scammer Advisory Podcast Romance/Dating Scam Podcast FBI Sweetheart Scammer Advisory Interview According to the FBI that the average amount of money taken by a Sweetheart Scammer is between US$15,000 to US$20,000 per victim (per the FBI)     RSN™ Team a division of SCARS™ Miami Florida U.S.A.   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - END - - - - - [...]

Presidential Proclamation on National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, 2018

PRESIDENTIAL PROCLAMATIONS Presidential Proclamation on National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, 2018 During National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we acknowledge the danger that cyber threats pose to our economy and public infrastructure, and raise awareness about steps we can take to mitigate and prevent future attacks.  As these threats have continued to increase year after year, my Administration remains committed to bolstering our Nation’s cyber defenses and strengthening our national security. Under my Administration, our Nation’s cybersecurity is [...]

SCARS Announcement: Today Is Election Day [English & En Español]

SCARS Announcement: Today Is Election Day En Español Abajo Today Is Election Day Here In The United States - Today Is The Day Where We See If The Gains Of The Last Two Years Will Continue! Today is the day where we see if Facebook's unlimited actions to get elected new congresspeople and help the party that will support them gets elected. This election was as much a referendum about the Internet's future as anything. It [...]

RSN™ Special Report: Anti-Scam Censorship

RSN™ Special Report: Anti-Scam Censorship Web Censorship or Support for Cybercriminals? - - - - - - - - - - - - The Government of the United Arab Emirates officially blocks access to Anyscam.com to prevent the reporting of scammers to the global community. - - - - - - - - - - - - Not even the People's Republic of China blocks SCARS websites or Member Groups and they are the most paranoid on [...]

RSN™ Special Report: CBC Canada Investigation Into Tax Phone Scams [Videos]

RSN™ Special Report: CBC Canada Investigation Into Tax Phone Scams [Videos] Scam Centers In India CBC Marketplace tracks the scammers behind one of the biggest cyber-crime schemes in Canadian history  - those fake CRA phone calls.  Tens of thousands of Canadians scammed out of hundreds of millions of dollars.   So, who’s really behind the scheme?  David Common travels to India to catch the fraudsters. We track down two illegal call centers and find out the [...]

RSN™ Guide: How To Spot Fake United States Military ID Cards

RSN™ Guide: How To Spot Fake United States Military ID Cards Right Up Front - If Someone Sends You A Photo Of Their ID Card They ARE A Scammer! That is because it is illegal for United States Military personnel to copy their ID cards. It is that simple! However, so many people want to understand how to make sure they are fakes that we have created the following. NOTE: Before you say it, this page [...]

RSN OBSERVATION: Move Fast And Break Things [Video]

RSN OBSERVATION: Move Fast And Break Things [Video] "Move Fast And Break Things" Is Facebook's Official Motto From 2005 To The Present! Never a day goes by without something or someone else being broken by Facebook's cavalier attitudes and incompetence. As a victim, you are as much a victim of this mentality as you are from the scammers. See For Yourself Here: RSN™ Team a division of SCARS™ Miami Florida U.S.A.     [...]

RSN™ Special Report: UK Victims May Get Reimbursed

RSN™ Special Report: UK Victims May Get Reimbursed Transfer Scam Victims Could Be Reimbursed - Great News For Scam Victims In The U.K. Portions by SkyNEWS Victims of bank transfer fraud could receive compensation under proposed new rules - though it remains unclear who will pay. Bank account holders who are tricked into transferring money to fraudsters could be entitled to reimbursement if they have acted with the "requisite level of care" under proposed new [...]

RSN™ Special Report: Being An Internet Troll Can Send You To Jail!

RSN™ Special Report: Being An Internet Troll Can Send You To Jail! Harassment Online Is A Crime In The United States Being An Online Hater, Troll Or Bully Is A Violation Of U.S. Federal Law. It is important to understand this as many people believe they can get away with anything online and especially on Facebook. Updated October 2018 Being An Internet Troll Can Send You To Jail! Under United States Law - Title 18 [...]

RSN™ Scam Warning: Charity Scams

RSN™ Scam Warning: Charity Scams FROM ACCC’s Scamwatch Scammers are increasingly using fake charities or impersonating real charities to take advantage of people’s generosity and compassion, with losses reported to the ACCC’s Scamwatch increasing steadily over the past four years. This week is Charity Fraud Awareness Week and Scamwatch is warning people to watch out for fake charities and offering some quick and easy precautions to take to ensure their money goes towards a legitimate [...]

RSN Scam News: 74 Scammers Arrested

RSN Scam News: 74 Scammers Arrested 74 Arrested In Coordinated International Enforcement Operation Targeting Hundreds Of Individuals In Business Email Compromise Schemes 42 Alleged Fraudsters Arrested in the United States Federal authorities announced that in June a significant coordinated effort was executed to disrupt Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes that are designed to intercept and hijack wire transfers from businesses and individuals, including many senior citizens. Operation Wire Wire, a coordinated law enforcement effort by [...]

SCARS™ Publishes Proposed Changes To The Communications Decency Act

SCARS™ Publishes Proposed Changes To The Communications Decency Act Many Ask Why Does Facebook & Social Media Largely Ignore Scammers? It is an unforeseen consequence of United States Code 47 U.S.C. § 230, a Provision of the Communication Decency Act The provisions of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) of 1996 was designed to allow the Internet to grow and prosper. Unfortunately, it provides immunity from liability to Internet publishers such as Facebook. We need to [...]

National Cyber Security Awareness Month – October 2018

National Cyber Security Awareness Month - October 2018 October Is National Cyber Security Month Cybersecurity is our shared responsibility and we all must work together to improve our Nation's cybersecurity This October, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) commemorates 15 years as an annual initiative to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. NCSAM 2018 is a collaborative effort between government and industry (including the Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams - a US DHS partner organization) to ensure [...]

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