History of Scams

RSN™ ScamTV: Internet Scamming In Ghana [Video]

RSN™ ScamTV: Internet Scamming In Ghana [Video] An Outstanding Documentary On The Reality Of Ghana Scamming! We Highly Recommend You Watch It To Fully Understand The Problem Of Ghanaian Fraud   RSN™ Team a division of SCARS™ Miami Florida U.S.A.   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - END - - - - - - - - - - - - - -   - - - - - [...]

A Victim’s Story: Boyati Miskun

A Victim's Story: Boyati Miskun Remembering The Tragic Story Of Boyati Miskun Rest In Peace Boyati Boyati was a domestic worker from Indonesia living and working for a family in Hong Kong. Alone and vulnerable in an alien land she turned to the Internet for her connection with home and family. In 2011, Boyati met "David Mark" online, a man who claimed to be a U.S. Amy veteran living in Ghana. Nearly four years of [...]

RSN™ ScanTV: Major Motion Picture From Spike Lee – Nigerian Prince [Video]

RSN™ ScanTV: Major Motion Picture From Spike Lee - Nigerian Prince [Video] New Spike Lee Produced Movie Called "Nigerian Prince" Coming Soon Nigerian scammers the topic of a new film executive produced by Spike Lee From the Atlanta Journal Consitution » In the mid-90s, the Nigerian prince scam eased its way into American culture. The ubiquitous advance-fee scams originating in Nigeria and sent to unsuspecting U.S. citizens via email have been the subject of books, [...]

RSN™ ScamTV: United Kingdom Modern 419 Scam Documentary

RSN™ ScamTV: United Kingdom Modern 419 Scam Documentary Modern Online Romance Scams Are Premeditated, Organized Crimes That Steal Millions ― Potentially Billions ― Of Dollars From Vulnerable, Lonely People Over The Internet The scammers may just have lit upon the perfect crime: They sit at computers safely overseas, hunting for their prey on social networks, and they rarely get caught. The victims are often left deeply damaged ― both financially and psychologically ― and so [...]

SCAMMER URBAN LEGENDS – Chapter 1 – The Lone Scammer – Updated

SCAMMER URBAN LEGENDS - Chapter 1 - The Lone Scammer Online Scamming Has Changed A Lot Over The Decades That It Has Existed Originally published December 2017, Updated October 2018 Online scamming started with the old Compuserve and America Online, and then other services of that type before the web really got started. It came into play in chat rooms and messaging on these services. As The Web Came Into Its Own, And Dating Websites Came [...]

RSN™ Insights: A Brief History Of The Beginning Of Online Scamming

RSN™ Insights: A Brief History Of The Beginning Of Online Scamming In The Very Beginning Scams Were Face To Face Then they migrated to classified ads or by the mail. The Nigerian Prince scams actually started as letters sent through the post. But When Did Online Scams Start? We all know the world of online scamming now. Nigeria holds control over this world and rakes in billions of dollars. But When Did It Really Begin? [...]

FROM OUR ARCHIVES: Seeking Fake Women

FROM OUR ARCHIVES: Seeking Fake Women Scammers Are Much More Sophisticated Than Ever They will use their vast amounts of cash to hire people to perform specific tasks in the scamming ecosystem ... This article was about online dating websites hiring people to pretend to be interest women, but scammers have since learned these lessons well. https://www.dr.dk/nyheder/indland/firma-soeger-fiktive-kvinder-til-lokke-maend-paa-danske-datingsider

RSN™ Special Report: Facebook & Social Media Largely Ignore Scammers

RSN™ Special Report: Facebook & Social Media Largely Ignore Scammers Reprinted from the Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams (SCARS) » Why Does Facebook & Social Media Largely Ignore Scammers? United States Law rules the Internet (or did until Obama gave the internet away in 2017) One of these laws is 47 U.S.C. § 230, a Provision of the Communication Decency Act All of us in the Internet industry in those days (which included our Chairman [...]

RSN™ Guide: What Is A Scam?

RSN™ Guide: What Is A Scam? You Would Think This Would Be Well Understood? But It's Not! What Is A Scam? About half the people that we talk to think it is only a scam if they sent money to the scammer! A very large number of people who have been scammed, don't think they were scammed. So what is it? SCAM is a noun, and is pronounced: ˈskam Definition of scam: a fraudulent or deceptive act [...]

Yahoo Messenger Shuts Down

Yahoo Messenger Shuts Down Gone after 2 decades! It will be remembered for its role in Nigeria’s Internet culture! Oath Inc. has announced that it is shutting down Yahoo Messenger from July 17, 2018. The web services provider said there is no direct replacement for Yahoo Messenger but redirect it users to Squirrel, a group messaging app it is working on. Yahoo Messenger was their first point of contact with the Internet and holds a [...]

ANTI-SCAM ALERT: 140 Million Scammers On Facebook

ANTI-SCAM ALERT: 140 Million Scammers On Facebook The Number Of Facebook Fakes Are Growing According To Recent Analysis By SCARS: There are now approximately 140,000,000 Fake Accounts On Facebook. That is 140 Million Fake, Scam, and Undesirable Accounts / Profiles Out of 2.01 Billion Facebook Accounts This is based upon an analysis of Facebook's published 2017 1st Quarter 10Q Filing to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. On Page 50 of their document they state [...]

RSN™ Scam News: A Nigerian Scam History

RSN™ Scam News: A Nigerian Scam History The Legendary Nigerian Scammer: Emmanuel Nwude This Is The Story Of Emmanuel Nwude Who Carried Out The Biggest Nigerian Scam In History! The story of Emmanuel Nwude is an epic story of a scammer who sold a non-existent Nigerian airport to a Brazilian Banker for $242 million between 1995 and 1998. This is also the story of the rise of online fraud and scams (commonly known [...]

Romance Scam Victimisation

Romance & Relationship Scam Victimization Victimization (or victimisation) is the process of being victimized or becoming a victim. Research that studies the process, rates, incidence, and prevalence of victimization is called Victimology. vic·tim·i·za·tion ˌviktəməˈzāSH(ə)n,ˌviktəˌmīˈzāSH(ə)n/ A Noun :: the action of singling someone out for cruel or unjust treatment. "we should be able to speak up without fear of victimization" There are a few different types of Victimization: Peer Victimization Peer Victimization: is the common experience among children of being a [...]

Did You Know?

Did You Know That Ghana Scammers Started In Newspaper Ads?Yes there did!  Here is a Nigerian Scammer Newspaper ad that appeared in a U.K. Newspaper from 1995 - YES they were doing it even then!

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