SCARS|RSN™ Editorial & Commentary

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Why Report Scams? – SCARS|RSN™ Quick Commentary

SCARS|RSN™ Quick Commentary: Why Report Scams? WHY REPORT SCAMS? No one does anything and no one cares, right? WRONG! There are two Reasons for Reporting these crimes: So authorities know the true scope To relieve that burden from your soul! Reporting is important because only about 5% of scam victims report scams. That is why governments around the world are just waking up to these crimes - because even 5% now is a huge number. Imagine [...]

Valentine’s Day Scams VIDEO – A SCARS|RSN™ Guest Editorial By Debby Montgomery

A SCARS|RSN™ Guest Editorial By Debby Montgomery [VIDEO] The following is a Guest Editorial by Debby B. Montgomery - a leading Anti-Scam Victims Advocate, Best-Selling Author, Nationally Recognized Speaker & Lecturer, and Scam Survivor. Debby plays a leading role in directly helping scam victims to recover, and is both an Advisor and a soon-to-be Board Member of the Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc. [by] Debby B. Montgomery Florida U.S.A. Feel free [...]

ACT AGAINST SCAMS! – SCARS™ Campaign – Call To Action

SCARS|RSN™ ACT AGAINST SCAMS! - Call To Action Do You Want To Do Something To Make A Difference? Here is something very simple: Save this graphic to your phone / tablet / computer. Then when you find a fake profile, add it as a comment on the top post so other potential victims will know the risk! - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - [...]

Remembering Boyati Miskun – SCARS|RSN™ In Memoriam

SCARS|RSN™ In Memoriam: Boyati Miskun Indonesian Worker Kills Self After Internet Lover Scammed Her From Our Archive: August 2015 Instead Of Finding Her Soulmate Online, She Lost $49,000 And Eventually Her Life. Indonesian domestic worker Boyati Miskun was found dead on July 22, hanging on the stairway in her employer’s building in Ngau Tau Kok. But months before, she had sought help from the Indonesian consulate and Helpers for Domestic Helpers (HDH) because Internet scammers from [...]

How To #ActAgainstScams – SCARS™ Campaign

SCARS™ Campaign: How To #ActAgainstScams Today The Internet Is Overrun With Scammers! Scammers of every possible nationality, scamming with every imaginable type of fraud! They have spread from Africa and Russia to the four corners of the globe. Just two years ago hardly anything was being done to stop them. Scams were allowed to spread almost unchecked with only token arrests being made. However, today is a different story. Over 21,000 scammers were arrested in 2018 [...]

This Article Was Removed At The Demand Of The Author

This Article Was Removed At The Demand Of The Author The author did not want our audience to have access to his article even though it was never copied onto our website (it was framed) and was displayed from the original source website in your browser. Ignorance is the defining characteristic of haters and trolls. It's all about outrage and not what is actually true. We apologize to our victim readers and audience for the confusion.  We encourage you [...]

War With Facebook – SCARS|RSN™ Commentary

War With Facebook - A SCARS|RSN™ Commentary One of the Great Challenges of helping the public become aware of the true dangers online is the desire of the Social Media Companies to sweep it all under the rug. Facebook is the perfect example of their "Big Brother" desire to dominate every word published on their platform, while at the same time trying to "appear" benevolent. The result is a constant tension between real advocates, such [...]

Remembering The Fallen – SCARS|RSN™ Editorial

SCARS|RSN™ Editorial: Remembering The Fallen - Past RSN Staff Over The Years We Have Had Many Team Members Work For Us Helping Victims. Some asked who is behind SCARS & RSN. So here is the short answer (made long). RSN was a corporation, and until July 2017 was a subsidiary of one of the related companies called PerfectReputations® ( ») owned by Dr. McGuinness, co-founder of such companies as TigerDirect » (originally called BLOC Development and others. [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Urban Legends: Chapter 10 – Anti-Scam Groups Are All Good

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Urban Legends: Chapter 10 - Anti-Scam Groups Are All Good Online Fraud Has Been With Us Since The Late 1980s And So Have Groups Claiming To Help Victims And Expose Scammers From the days of Compuserve, AOL, and Prodigy there are have been people that have tried to help others understand about scams - we started just that way 28 years ago on the old America Online and on the website - [...]

SCARS|RSN COMMENTARY: The Truth About SCARS & What Haters Say

SCARS|RSN COMMENTARY: The Truth About SCARS & What Haters Say It is a new year and it is time for some hard truths and reflection as the year begins. One of the things we are told over and over is how certain anti-scam hate groups, well ... HATE US Over the years we wondered why that was. We are fighting the good fight. We are helping thousands through our victims' assistance efforts. We educate and [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Editorial: A New Year’s Resolution!

SCARS|RSN™ Editorial: A New Year's Resolution PLEASE SHARE THIS Over the last four years, the SCARS' Board of Directors and their corporate sponsors have spent nearly a million U.S. Dollars on the operations of SCARS. Paying for employees, paying for offices and expenses, and most importantly building and maintaining the only dedicated worldwide scam and cybercrime reporting network managed by its SCARS|CDN Division - with over 100 reporting points on and other locations and [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Announcement: Facebook Unpublished Our Main Page – But We Won Again!

SCARS|RSN™ Announcement: Facebook Unpublished Our Main Page - But We Won Again! Once Again We Won Against Facebook! Facebook unpublished our main Facebook page on Friday to prevent you from reading about Scams & Scammers on Facebook, and the fact that we are a leading advocate for the regulation of social media! As a result of calling in a couple of favors from U.S. Senators, our page has been turned back on. Visit it here: [...]

SCARS|RSN™ A 27 Year History Of Service To Scam Victims

SCARS|RSN™ A 27 Year History Of Service To Scam Victims Our founder Dr. Tim McGuinness first started tracking scams and scammers in 1991 on the old America Online before the web came into existence for all. Over the years this activity migrated from AOL onto (our founder was a co-founder of TigerDirect's parent in those days), then onto another major website that he published, and then onto a stand-alone dedicated website. Over the years we [...]

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 [...]

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