Information About The World Of Scams & Scam Victims

/Information About The World Of Scams & Scam Victims

RSN™ Guide: The 7 Psychological Principles of Scams

RSN™ Guide: The 7 Psychological Principles of Scams There Are 7 Principal Elements To A Typical Scam Regardless Of The Type! 1. Distraction Attention is like a spotlight, which means when it’s pointing in one direction it pretty much ignores everything else. Except people don’t realize how little information coming in from the outside world we actually process. Naturally, you don’t notice what you don’t notice, plus the mind is designed to fill in the [...]

RSN™ Guide: Online Crime Type Definitions

RSN™ Guide: Online Crime Type Definitions Online Or Cybercrimes Come In Many Different Forms This is a short overview of each. 419/Overpayment: “419” refers to the section in Nigerian law regarding con artistry and fraud and is associated with requests for help facilitating the transfer of money. The sender of the “419” letter or email offers the recipient a commission or share in the profits of a transfer of money, but will first request the [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scammer Urban Legends – Chapter 2 – Scammers Are Stupid?

SCARS|RSN™ Scammer Urban Legends - Chapter 2 - Scammers Are Stupid? You Hear This All The Time From Victims One of the things that is disturbing about many scam victims is the need to invent a mythology about scammers that simply isn't true. Unfortunately, incompetent anti-scam groups do this too. This is a natural reaction, but it is wrong This is especially true when you are confronting someone that you can do nothing about. For example [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scammer Urban Legends – Chapter 1 – The Lone Scammer

SCARS|RSN™ 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 [...]

RSN Guide: Romance Scam Victims & PTSD

RSN Guide: Romance Scam Victims & PTSD Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Can Affect Romance Scam Victims After a traumatic experience, it's normal to feel frightened, sad, anxious, and disconnected. But if the upset doesn't fade and you feel stuck with a constant sense of danger and painful memories, you may be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It can seem like you'll never get over what happened or feel normal again. But by seeking treatment, [...]

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? [...]

RSN™ Guide: U.S. Elder Justice Initiative

RSN™ Guide: U.S. Elder Justice Initiative The Elder Justice Initiative On February 22, 2018, in response to a coordinated sweep of elder fraud cases, President Donald Trump’s Attorney General Jeff Sessions stated: “The Justice Department and its partners are taking unprecedented, coordinated action to protect elderly Americans from financial threats, both foreign and domestic …” He went on to state: “When criminals steal the hard-earned life savings of older Americans, we will respond with all [...]

RSN™ Guide: The Macau Scam

RSN™ Guide: The Macau Scam What Is A Macau Scam? The Malaysian “Macau Scam” is a variation of the Nigerian 419 Advance Fee Fraud. It basically is a phone scam or email scam that works to get a victim to pay money up front to receive a prize. It gets its name because it is usually a prize from a Macau or Hong Kong company. This is mostly performed in Malaysia and Singapore but is [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Real Scammer Gallery – Latest Real Scammer Photos #33296

SCARS|RSN™ Real Scammer Gallery - Latest Real Scammer Photos #33296 October 2, 2018 Here Are Photos We Have Found Of The Real Faces Of Evil! Real Scammers! Remember, scammers use thousands of fake or stolen names for each face they steal. However, these are their real faces. These are all real scammers that not only we track, but share with law enforcement around the world. These are the true criminals behind the stolen faces! These are just [...]

RSN™ Special Report: Ghanaian Scammer’s Money God Empire

RSN™ Special Report: Ghanaian Scammer's Money God Empire ("MGE") In Ghana (And Leaking Into Neighboring Countries) A New Kind Of Money Ritual Has Evolved It appears to be borrowing from the Nigerian Yahoo Plus, with a dash of Sakawa thrown in. However, it is also uniquely Ghana. It is all amount blessing the scammer, as much for their motivation as a criminal as for their success. The scammers that engage in this are the lower level [...]

RSN™ Anti-Scam Alert: Savior Victims

RSN™ Anti-Scam Alert: Savior Victims One of the things that happens to some victims is they develop a kind of messiah complex - a necessity or mania to help other victims - meaning they think that only they can save others. They become a kind of collector going around and gathering other souls so they can save them. They join anti-scam groups to "help" them but actually have no training in victims' support or related [...]

RSN™ Special Report: Community Standards Enforcement Preliminary Report 2018

RSN™ Special Report: Community Standards Enforcement Preliminary Report 2018 According to Facebook: We want to protect and respect both expression and personal safety on Facebook. Our goal is to create a safe and welcoming community for the more than 2 billion people who use Facebook around the world, across cultures and perspectives. To help us with that goal, our Community Standards define what is and isn't allowed on Facebook. We don't allow anything that goes against these [...]

RSN™ Insights: Art & Life In Nigeria

RSN™ Insights: Art & Life In Nigeria Commentary by Nigerian Artist named "Jekein" This is from a post on Facebook by a Nigerian Artist named "Jekein" Nigerian Artist Jekein Stands Up To Yahoo Boy Scammers Her Post “They’re called Yahoo Boys. The name comes from the old days when they used Yahoo email accounts to scam people. I first started seeing them when I went to the University of Lagos. They form little gangs. [...]

STOLEN IDENTITY: Karla Spice Lopez – Favorite Of African Scammers

STOLEN IDENTITY: Karla Spice Lopez - Favorite Of African Scammers Do You Know This Girl? Karla Spice Lopez   The Scammers Choice Award Winner Updated October 2018 Of course, you really don't since these are stolen photos used by African Scammers, but she is popular!  If you see her photo on a dating site - guess what?  She is being used by a Scammer! Here is a gallery of  her photos we have [...]

RSN™ Special Report: Facebook Moderators – The Weak Link

RSN™ Special Report: Facebook Moderators - The Weak Link Facebook Has Nearly 10,000 “Content Moderators” Around The World Extracted from The Guardian - copyright acknowledge Facebook Moderators: A Quick Guide To Their Job And Its Challenges From The Guardian Though Facebook has its own comparatively small in-house moderating team, most of them work for subcontractors. There are moderating hubs around the world, but Facebook refuses to disclose their exact number or locations. Moderators get two weeks’ training plus [...]

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