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RSN™ Editorial: Open Letter To The Press

RSN™ Editorial: An Open Letter To The Press About Romance Scams Isn't It Astounding? Here we have a multi US$Billion industry running wild scamming anyone they want - literally millions of victims worldwide. Spreading from West Africa to Indonesia and Malaysia, from Russia to China, out of control. We used to be lucky if we got an arrest a month worldwide, but of course, now we are seeing large numbers of scammers being arrested. Yet, [...]

SCARS™ Insight: Why Do We Fight Each Other? Call To Action!

SCARS™ Insight: Why Do We Fight Each Other? Call To Action! What Is Missing Is An Anti-Romance Scams Statement of Principals - But What Does That Mean? The SCARS Management Team has had a revelation recently about the fight against scammers. Almost no one is fighting the same fight. Why is that? How could that be? We all see the same enemy but anti-scam groups spend as much time fighting each other as they do helping [...]

It is Christmas Season Again …

It is Christmas Season Again ... Winston Churchill said: "Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection." While this may not be your best Christmas, it is where you are supposed to be. Right here, right now. So that you can have better Christmases is the future. From Joe vs. The Volcano: "Look. I don't know you. I don't think I know anybody. You're angry, I can, I can see that. I'm [...]

RSN™ Guest Editorial: Stopping Shame by Jackie Corbett

RSN™ Guest Editorial: Stopping Shame, by Jackie Corbett By Jackie Corbett, Senior SCARS Volunteer & Victim Support Group Manager Let's Stop Shame In Its Tracks? Extend understanding to yourself, no matter how hard it feels. Extend empathy to yourself, no matter how difficult. Extend courtesy and respect and compassion to yourself, no matter how challenging. Shame cannot survive in the presence of understanding, empathy, courtesy, and respect. That's one of the many reasons why therapy [...]

The SCARS Philosophy of Providing Victims’ Support – Podcast

The SCARS Philosophy of Providing Victims' Support - Podcast The following is copyright © 2018 SCARS

The War Against Social Media

The War Against Social Media WAR AGAINST SOCIAL MEDIA AND THEIR WAR AGAINST US No one would have believed in the last years of the ... century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man's and yet as mortal as his own; that as men busied themselves about their various concerns they were scrutinised and studied, perhaps almost as narrowly as a man with a microscope might scrutinise the transient creatures that swarm [...]

RSN™ Commentary: Change In RSN Editorial Policy

RSN™ Commentary: Change In RSN Editorial Policy This week has been an interesting one on many levels. We have an attack by another anti-scam group supported by Facebook, we had an election that risks our progress against scammers, and one of our employees left our employment over hate and treats we received.   We have always prided ourselves on our transparency, however, from here on out we will not be discussing our Advocacy activities on [...]

SCARS Open Letter: To Western Union

SCARS Open Letter: To Western Union An Open Letter To Western Union Dear Western Union In a world filled with fraud and identity theft, you have to ask yourself what role you play in perpetuating and facilitating these crimes? We understand that you are the World's Money Sender - the largest by far, and you fill a vital role in helping private individuals in sending urgent money to friends and family.  Frankly, we are very [...]

The Story of Our Friend Patricia M.

The Story of Our Friend Patricia M. This is the story of a romance scam survivor from Australia in her own words. From Australia's Women's World Magazine. Click here to view full size Click here to view full size Click here to view full size Click here to view full size Third-party copyrights acknowledged. RSN™ Team a division of SCARS™ Miami Florida U.S.A.     - - - - - - - - - - [...]

RSN™ Insight: Good vs. Bad While Recovering

RSN™ Insight: Good vs. Bad While Recovering After The Scam Many Victims Choose To Recover - Sadly, Most Do Not! Only about 30% of victims will choose to recover from the scam emotionally, the remaining victims will either hide in their denial or allow anger to run their lives. Even those that have chosen to recover face constant challenges and consequences of continuing bad behaviors. However, to help victims learn to recover we have to be [...]

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™ Insight: Amateur Anti-Scam Group Distributing Fake News

RSN™ Insight: Amateur Anti-Scam Group Distributing Fake News For Those That Follow Us And Have For Some Time, You Know We Are Highly Critical About Other Amateur Anti-Scam Groups! Many complain and ask us why we are hard on other groups? Why indeed? They argue that they are all contributing to the greater good, right? The same could be said for amateur dentists or surgeons too, right? No, wrong. The wrong information to the wrong person [...]

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 [...]

RSN™ Editorial: A Week Of Insanity

RSN™ Editorial: A Week Of Insanity We believe there is a war going on between the side that wants fairness in our public media, and the socialists that want AN "ANYTHING GOES" witch hunt on every topic and no law enforcement and for everyone to be a victim. Do You Think That Is Too Far-Fetched? Consider, that during the entirety of the Obama administration they made almost no effort to control online crime. They, in [...]

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 [...]

SCARS™ Analysis Of 2017 – 2018 Scamming Seasons

SCARS™ Analysis Of 2017 - 2018 Romance Scamming Seasons Be watchful all year but especially in the fourth quarter SCARS™ Analysis shows that scamming peaks in the 4th calendar quarter of the year and is lowest during the summer. This is attributed to victims being on vacation in the summer and also the extremely hot weather in the scamming countries near the equator. 4th quarter scamming increases are attributed to the emotional availability of victims [...]

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