RSN™ Insights

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: What Does The FBI’s IC3.gov Actually Do?

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: What Does The FBI's IC3.gov Actually Do? The FBI's IC3 Accepts Online Internet Crime Complaints From Either The Actual Victim Or From A Third Party To The Complainant They say that they can best process a complaint if they receive accurate and complete information from the person making the report. They request people provide the following information when filing a complaint: Victim's name, address, telephone, and email Financial transaction information (e.g., account information, transaction date [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Facebook Cracking Down Or Just On Crack?

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Facebook Cracking Down Or Just On Crack? - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - NEW FACEBOOK SEXUAL CONTENT LIMITS In December of 2018 Facebook instituted new Community Standards to limit all "sexually explicit or suggestive" content. This has resulted in photos being removed even though the women were fully clothed - they just [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insights: Scam Victim Saviors

SCARS|RSN™ Insights: Scam Victim Saviors We Wanted To Share Some Thoughts On Scam Victim Saviors Be careful what you believe out there, misunderstanding and urban legends are everywhere. Countless victims believe they are instant experts. A significant percentage of victims instantly believe they are experts just because they went through a scam. Being a victim does not make anyone an expert. As the saying goes, it takes 10,000 hours to become an expert at something. [...]

RSN™ Insight: The Difference Between A Scammer’s MULE and a MOLE

RSN™ Insight: The Difference Between A Scammer's MULE and a MOLE Scammers Are Well Known For Convincing Victims Into Working For Them, Knowingly Or Unknowingly Sadly, many victims believe in the lies that scammers tell so completely that they become accomplices in the cybercriminals schemes. Some face arrest and jail time as well. Most of these are converted into what are called "MULES". They serve two roles: Money Mules serve to help transfer and launder [...]

RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: Understanding the Victim Complex

RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: Understanding the Victim Complex An Insight Into The “Victim Complex” Or “Victim Mentality” By Robert Longley - Updated March 16, 2018 - Copyright Acknowledged In clinical psychology, a “victim complex” or “victim mentality” describes a personality trait of persons who believe they are constantly the victims of the harmful actions of others, even when made aware of evidence to the contrary. Most people go through normal periods of simple self-pity, as part of [...]

RSN™ Insight: U.S. Federal Trade Commission – Frauds and Losses by Age Reported By Consumers 2017 [Infographic]

RSN™ Insight: U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Frauds and Losses by Age Reported By Consumers 2017 [Infographic] FTC Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book 2017: Reported Frauds and Losses by Age, Percentage Reporting a Fraud Loss and Median Loss by Age Reported Frauds and Losses by Age, Percentage Reporting a Fraud Loss and Median Loss by Age   RSN™ Team a division of SCARS™ Miami Florida U.S.A.     - - - - - - [...]

RSN™ Insight: Psychology Of Romance Scams – Scam Junkies

RSN™ Insight: Psychology Of Romance Scams - Scam Junkies Updated November 2018 Are You A Scam Junkie? What is that? We know that scams - during the romance phase can lead to an addiction. It modifies your behavior, your thinking, just like an addiction, because it is one - based upon your addiction to endorphins released by your brain. In short, victims become dependent on what they get from the scammer. Horrible idea, but true. But [...]

RSN™ Insight: Scams & Law Enforcement 2018 – 18,000 Scammers Arrested [Infographic]

RSN™ Insight: Scams & Law Enforcement 2018 - 18,000 Scammers Arrested [Infographic] Let This Sink In For A Minute! What part did you play in this? Did you report your scam or scammer? Still, only about 5% of victims report their crimes to law enforcement or to SCARS. 2018-18000-scammers-arrested Do Your Part So Law Enforcement Can Do Theirs! Report Every Scam & Scammer To www.Anyscam.com, To Your Local Police And The The FBI www.IC3.gov Let's [...]

RSN™ Insights: Top 8 Events That Changed Cybersecurity [Infographic]

RSN™ Insights: Top 8 Events That Changed Cybersecurity [Infographic] While threats continue to develop, so does the defense against them. It’s important to remember these past events in order to combat impending attacks. Milestone incidents are what made cybersecurity what it is today – take a look at the top 8 events that changed cybersecurity, and why they (still) matter. Why does this matter to a romance scam victim? Because you are the victim of a [...]

RSN™ ScamTV: Internet Scamming In Ghana [Video]

RSN™ ScamTV: Internet Scamming In Ghana [Video] An Outstanding Documentary On The Reality Of Ghana Scamming! We Highly Recommend You Watch It To Fully Understand The Problem Of Ghanaian Fraud   RSN™ Team a division of SCARS™ Miami Florida U.S.A.   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - END - - - - - - - - - - - - - -   - - - - - [...]

RSN™ Insight: FBI Sweetheart / Romance Scammer Advisory Podcast

RSN™ Insight: FBI Sweetheart / Romance Scammer Advisory Podcast Romance/Dating Scam Podcast FBI Sweetheart Scammer Advisory Interview According to the FBI that the average amount of money taken by a Sweetheart Scammer is between US$15,000 to US$20,000 per victim (per the FBI)     RSN™ Team a division of SCARS™ Miami Florida U.S.A.   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - END - - - - - [...]

SCARS Announcement: Today Is Election Day [English & En Español]

SCARS Announcement: Today Is Election Day En Español Abajo Today Is Election Day Here In The United States - Today Is The Day Where We See If The Gains Of The Last Two Years Will Continue! Today is the day where we see if Facebook's unlimited actions to get elected new congresspeople and help the party that will support them gets elected. This election was as much a referendum about the Internet's future as anything. It [...]

RSN™ Visión: Bueno Contra Malo Mientras Se Recupera

RSN™ Visión: Bueno Contra Malo Mientras Se Recupera Artículo de RSN en Español Después De La Estafa, Muchas Víctimas Optan Por Recuperarse. Lamentablemente, La Mayoría No Lo Hace. Solo alrededor del 30% de las víctimas elegirán recuperarse de la estafa emocionalmente, las víctimas restantes se esconderán en su negación o permitirán que la ira corra sus vidas. Incluso aquellos que han optado por recuperarse enfrentan desafíos y consecuencias constantes de continuar con malos comportamientos. Sin [...]

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: Why We Do What We Do?

RSN™ Insight: Why We Do What We Do? Many have asked why we do not post more photos of scammers on our Main Facebook Pages? (Here & Here) Updated November 2018 The Reason Is Actually A Simple One - But It Has Several Parts: 1) Facebook prohibits harassment or bullying of other people. Ironically, scammers are people, and as such the approach taken in exposing them can get you in trouble with Facebook. This is [...]

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