Psychology of Scams

//Psychology of Scams

RSN™ Guide: After The Scam Comes Disaster

RSN™ Guide: After The Scam Comes Disaster The Hard Times That Come After A Scam You all know what you felt after you discovered your scam. Heartache, despair, rage and anger, depression. The whole range of traumatic emotions that follow something like this. But few foresee the long-term consequences to their lives from giving away the amounts of money that some do. Some victims give away huge sums of money, from thousands to over a million. [...]

RSN™ Special Report: Talking To And Trusting Strangers, And The Captive Flow

RSN™ Special Report: Talking To And Trusting Strangers, And The Captive Flow We All Know We Are Not Supposed To Automatically Trust Strangers - Then Why Do We? Let's explore why we are so willing to trust someone we have never met! In 2017 Study It Suggests We Are More Likely To Trust A Stranger Instead Of Someone We know Recent research suggests what we thought we knew about social trust judgments may be all wrong. Social [...]

RSN™ Insight: You Say You Can’t Be Scammed Again? Wanna Bet?

RSN™ Insight: You Say You Can't Be Scammed Again? Wanna Bet? For decades we have been warning about scams of one nature or another, but what most scams have in common is Social Engineering! For most of you who have been Romance Scammed you sware it will never happen again, right? Wanna Bet? It takes more than wishful thinking to stop yourself from being scammed. After all, it was wishful thinking that got you scammed [...]

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: 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, [...]

The Scam Victim’s Mantra

The Scam Victim's Mantra In Order To Recover From Your Scam You Must Change That Part Of You That Allowed It In The First Place! We have prepared a mantra for you that you can repeat to yourself when you feel your emotions boiling to the surface. I Am Imperfect I Am Human I Was Foolish And It Cost Me I Wanted To Believe But Was Lied To I Know Better Now I Am Learning More And [...]

ScamTV™ Video: Looking For Love In All The Wrong Places

ScamTV™ Video: Looking For Love In All The Wrong Places Australian Grandmother Loses Her Life Savings Three Times To Love Scammers Video 'It's just evil how they manipulate you' By GAVIN BUTLER FOR DAILY MAIL AUSTRALIA Extracted from the Daily Mail A heartbroken grandmother who lost $480,000 to THREE different love scammers warns of the dangers women face when seeking partners online. An Australian grandmother was cheated by three separate online scammers. Suzie believed the men [...]

RSN™ Insight: Scam Recovery & Name Calling – Just Stop It!

RSN™ Insight: Scam Recovery & Name Calling - Just Stop It! After You Are Scammed You Feel Anger And Rage And Hate Towards Your Scammer! It is natural to want to put the scammer down, but is it helpful? People call other people names for a variety of reasons but mostly it only diminishes them. Name Calling and What It Implies - Be Careful What You Imply About Yourself When You Resort To Name Calling Why [...]

RSN™ Guide: What Is The Relationship Between Scammer And Victim?

RSN™ Guide: What Is The Relationship Between Scammer And Victim? It Is The Relationship Between Predator & Prey! Originally published by RSN in April 2016, and updated September 2018 Unfortunately, The Predators Have Been Winning For Decades! A predator is an organism that eats (or preys) another organism. The prey is the organism which the predator eats. Some examples of predator and prey are lion and zebra, bear and fish, and fox and rabbit. The [...]

A Woman’s Perspective About Facebook Scammers

A Woman's Perspective Originally published in 2014, and updated September 2018 While this site caters to both Male and Female Victims, it is important to remember that women are victimized more than men.  For that reason, we reprint the following: REPRINTED FROM http://www.TransformStressNow.com I hate being the bearer of bad news! But the great news is that it's really good news wrapped up in bad news packaging! You need to know what to watch out for [...]

RSN™ Breaking News: Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Facebook

RSN™ Breaking News: Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Facebook California Facebook Moderator Files Class-Action Lawsuit Against Facebook - Alleges Moderator's Job Gave Her PTSD According to CBS News: A woman who worked as a content moderator for Facebook is suing the tech giant, claiming Facebook failed to adequately protect her from getting PTSD from the graphic violent images her job required her to watch. The lawsuit, filed on Friday in California state court in San Mateo County, [...]

RSN™ Insight: The Pig Pen Syndrome

RSN™ Insight: The "Pig Pen" Syndrome "Shit Happens" Is The Old Saying Sometimes It Happens A Lot And Doesn't Stop. Did You Ever Think You Might Be The Cause? Some people believe in the Karmic Wheel, but while that may influence luck on a long-term scale, it probably is not the cause. Pig Pen from the Peanuts The Cause Is What I Call The "Pig Pen Syndrome." "Pig-Pen" is a major male character [...]

RSN™ Guide: Romance Scam Infidelity

RSN™ Guide: Romance Scam Infidelity We All Know What A Romance Scam Is? You are vulnerable, maybe lonely, and you let a stranger into your life online. Maybe you were ready for a relationship, maybe not. You made a bad decision and you let the wrong stranger in, the rest is what it is. After the initial bad decision psychology suggests that you were manipulated and it was beyond your control until you reached the point where [...]

RSN™ Guide: How Scammers Work

RSN™ Guide: How Scammers Work Step By Step They Dig For Your Dollars! The following diagrams show step by step how scammers work their victims, including money mules.   Basic Romance Scams - Manipulation Model   The Nigerian Scammer Model   The Money Mule Model - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - WESTERN UNION REPAYMENT [...]

The Story Of Kira Lee Orsag AKA Dani Daniels

The Story Of Kira Lee Orsag AKA Dani Daniels - American Porn Stars Do Not Live In Ghana Every Day We Are Contacted By Men And Women Who Have The Unshaking Belief That The Face In The Photo Was The Actual Person That Scammed Them It doesn't matter if it was a soldier or an adult star, they believe it - they just know it! And they are angry and want revenge! Every day we [...]

RSN™ Guide: Confronting Scammers & The Guilt or Flip Scam

RSN™ Guide: Confronting Scammers & The Guilt or Flip Scam What Happens When You Confront Your Scammer? They Lie Of Course! We see and hear this literally every day. A victim discovers the scam and confronts the scammer. We tell them not to, but few listen - it's full steam ahead until they slow down and learn. Not Thinking Clearly Let us first say, we are not attempting to call victims stupid. We are attempting to [...]

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