Law Enforcement & Scams

Love Scammer Jailed For Defrauding Two Caucasian Women – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Love Scammer Jailed For Defrauding Two Caucasian Women The Nigerian Abuja zonal office of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on thursday, March 21, 2019 secured the conviction of one Idunwoyi Bright Osaigbovo before Justice D.Z. Senchi of a Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High court sitting in Jabi, on a two-count charge bordering on love scam. Osaigbovo was alleged to have fraudulently obtained money from two Caucasian women, Ms. Helen and [...]

Nigeria’s EFCC Arrests 11 Scammers Today! – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Nigeria's EFCC Arrests 11 Scammers Today! Click On The Title In The Content Box Below To View The Full Story SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A. TAGS: Romance Scammers, Romance Scams, Love Scam, Dating Scam, False Identity, Fake Profile, Fake Soldier, Impersonation, African Scam, Ghana Scammer, Nigerian Scammer, Scammer Gallery, Fake Faces, Fake Female, Fake Men, Fake Soldiers, Military Scams, Yahoo Boys, Scammer Arrested, EFCC, - - - [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Government Report: FTC Releases 2018 Privacy and Data Security Update

SCARS|RSN™ Government Report: FTC Releases 2018 Privacy and Data Security Update The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s primary privacy and data security enforcer, released its annual report highlighting its privacy and data security work for 2018. [See Below] The FTC’s privacy and security enforcement actions in 2018 included shutting down revenge porn website MyEx.com, approving a settlement with peer-to-peer payment service Venmo over deceptive privacy settings, approving an expanded settlement with Uber Technologies, Inc. to resolve data security and privacy [...]

Risk To Victims Is Increasing – SCARS|RSN™ Commentary

SCARS|RSN™ Commentary: Risk To Victims Is Increasing Victims Are Ever More At Risk Of Prosecution And Litigation Over Their Silence And Failure To Report Their Scams IMPORTANT CHANGES IN LAW ENFORCEMENT AND LEGAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR VICTIMS You may not have known it but more and more victims are being held accountable for the scams they are engaged in. This almost always applies to those that DO NOT REPORT scams but are discovered as [...]

Reporting Scams Is Everyone’s Duty – SCARS|RSN™ Editorial

SCARS|RSN™ Editorial: Reporting Scams Is Everyone's Duty Reporting Scams Saves Lives Reporting scams and scammers is more than a duty we all share, it is also how we help other victims avoid scams or escape from scams they are already in. Sadly, most victims will never report their scams out of fear or anger, but it is essential that the world knows! That was the reason by SCARS and its partners invested in the creation [...]

Three Romanians Plead Guilty In $21 Million Phishing Scheme – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Three Romanians Plead Guilty In $21 Million Phishing Scheme The trio intruded into U.S. computer servers, sent phishing messages to thousands, and stole Social Security and bank account information. ATLANTA - Robert Codrut Dumitrescu has pleaded guilty to federal charges of wire fraud conspiracy, computer fraud and abuse, and aggravated identity theft in connection with a Romania-based scheme that stole $21 million worth of Social Security and bank account information. His conspirators, [...]

Another Senior Faces Jail As A Scammer Drug Mule – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Another Senior Faces Jail As A Scammer Drug Mule Grandad Faces Life In A Japanese Jail After He's 'Duped Into Being £1m Drug Mule Source: The Mirror British Frank Rodway, 67, has been behind bars in Japan for six months after £1m of drugs were found in his suitcase when he flew to Japan from Manchester United Kingom, via Morocco and Mali A British grandfather faces a life sentence in Japan after [...]

SCARS Declaration For Victim’s Dignity

SCARS Declaration For Victim's Dignity Today is March 1st, 2019 - March Forward Day! The Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams releases its SCARS Declaration For Victim's Dignity and the Rights of Cybercrime Victims. To read the full Declaration please click here »     SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.   TAGS: SCARS, Declaration, Cybercrime Victims, Scam Victims, Victim's Dignity, Victim's Right, Fairness, - - - - - - - - - [...]

Hiring Private Investigators To Track Scammers – SCARS|RSN™ Guide

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: Hiring Private Investigators To Track Scammers The Question Is: Should You Hire An Investigator To Track Down Your Scammer? This is a very loaded question. Meaning it implies many things, not all of them good. We are assuming that you mean the scammer behind the fake or stolen photo? Or do you mean the person pictured? Let's Start With The Scammer Behind The Fake Profile - Identities - The Stolen Photos! The First [...]

Europol Releases New Ransomware Tool – SCARS|RSN™ CYBERCRIME NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ CYBERCRIME NEWS: Europol Releases New Ransomware Tool No More Ransom To The Rescue: New Decryption Tool Released For Latest Version Of Gandcrab Ransomware Free decryption tool could save victims millions in ransomware payments The wait for the victims of GandCrab is over: a new decryption tool has been released today for free on the No More Ransom depository for the latest strand of GandCrab, one of the world’s most prolific ransomware to date. This tool was [...]

Cell Phone Scam – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Cell Phone Scam Fifth Defendant Sentenced to Prison for Sophisticated International Cellphone Fraud Scheme A former West Palm Beach, Florida resident who was extradited to the United States from the Dominican Republic was sentenced to 65 months in prison today for multiple criminal charges in connection with a sophisticated global cell phone fraud scheme that involved compromising cellphone customers’ accounts and “cloning” their phones to make fraudulent international calls. U.S. Attorney Ariana [...]

Nigerian Romance Scammer Arrested – SCARS|RSN™ Scam News

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: Nigerian Romance Scammer Arrested EFCC Arraigns Man for Internet Love Fraud Oladimeji Omotola Abiola From the EFCC The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office, on February 19, 2019 arraigned one Oladimeji Omotola Abiola before Hon. Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the Federal High Court 2, sitting in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on a five-count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretense and possession of false documents. One [...]

“Yahoo Boys” Who Defrauded “Online Lovers” Sentenced To Prison In Nigeria – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: "Yahoo Boys" Who Defrauded "Online Lovers" Sentenced To Prison In Nigeria From: iafrikan.com Two Nigerian "Yahoo Boys", Onovo Malachy and Festus Ojomola, have been sentenced to 1 year each in two separate cases of online dating fraud. Both their cases were handled and announced by Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Yahoo Boys are typically undergraduate Nigerian students who get involved in Internet fraud such as 419 scams, many of them are known to [...]

24-Member Phone Scam Gang Arrested In UAE – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: 24-Member Phone Scam Gang Arrested In UAE They Had Given The Victim The Number On His Sim Card To Convince Him That They Were Genuine 24-member phone scam gang arrested in UAE A gang of 24 men suspected of defrauding people through phone scams has been detained in the Capital. The Abu Dhabi Financial Prosecutors said they have referred the Asian men to court for trial after investigations suggested that they [...]

Real Military Cybercriminal – SCARS|RSN™ Special Report

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Real Military Cybercriminal Espionage, Cyber Charges Announced: A former U.S. Air Force intelligence specialist has been charged with espionage on behalf of Iran in an indictment that also charges four Iranians with a cyber campaign targeting U.S. intelligence personnel. Full FBI Wanted Poster [PDF] » Aliases: Fatemah Zahra, Narges Witt Date(s) of Birth Used April 8, 1979 Place of Birth El Paso, Texas Hair Brown Eyes Brown Height 5'6" Weight 120 pounds Sex Female [...]

Banks Around The World Are Making An Effort To Stop Scam Money Transfers – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Banks Around The World Are Making An Effort To Stop Scam Money Transfers Bank staff save dozens of elderly Brighton and Hove customers from fraudsters. While This Is A Story From The U.K. It Represents A Far Greater Trend Worldwide Of Banks Telling Their Customer "No" Bank staff have saved dozens of people in Brighton and Hove – mostly elderly – from becoming the victims of fraud. Staff in local branches called the police [...]

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