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SCARS™ Scam Insight: What Is The Difference Between A Scam Victim And A Scam Survivor?

SCARS™ Scam Insight: What Is The Difference Between A Scam Victim And A Scam Survivor? An Exploration Of Mindsets As an organization, we have had the opportunity to observe the victims of scams from over 27 years. We have had the benefit of expanding our knowledge by professionalizing our activities as registered crime victims' assistance and support providers, in applying victimology and criminalistics, as anthropologists, as specialists in addictive behavior, in the psychology of scams, [...]

RSN™ Special Report: Money back from MoneyGram?

RSN™ Special Report: Money back from MoneyGram? The Federal Trade Commission Announce A Settlement With MoneyGram For $125 million! November 8, 2018 by Karen Dodge Staff Attorney, Midwest Region, FTC We’ve all known for a long time that scammers ask people to pay by wiring money. Money wiring companies like MoneyGram and Western Union have also known that scammers have people wire money using their services. In fact, the FTC has sued both companies – which [...]

RSN™ Anti-Scam Tips: 10 Critical Dating Profile Attributes

RSN™ Anti-Scam Tips: Dating Profile Attributes Here Are 10 Critical Dating Profile Attribute Tips You Need To Know Updated November 2018 They Might Be A Scammer If: They List Hair Color as Black - Caucasians never have black hair (unless they are Goths - but the photo will tell you) - if not a goth it's a scammer! Race is Native American - Native Americans on dating sites are almost always not - check the [...]

RSN™ Scammer Grammar: A Scammer Manifesto!

RSN™ Scammer Grammar: A Scammer Manifesto! Updated November 2018 We Found This From A Scammer Named "Samantha" Thsi is a Ghana Scammer Impersonating An American Adult Camgirl. It Is The Biggest "Bucket Of Crazy" Scammer Manifesto We Have Ever Seen! We share it with you because on some level, we think this scammer is actually trying to justify what he does, while also trying to go for a home run in scammer nonsense. On that level, [...]

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 - - - - - [...]

RSN™ ANTI-SCAM TIP: Proof Of Life / Sign Photos

RSN™ ANTI-SCAM TIP: Proof Of Life / Sign Photos One Of The Logical Things To Ask A Potential Real Person Or A Scammer Is Proof Of Life! Updated November 2018 In other words to send you a photo proving they are real. Proof of Life - Fake Sign Photo - Photoshopped Beware Of Sign Pictures: You should use all the other clues to determine if you are talking to a scammer.  However, if [...]

RSN™ Special Report: CBC Canada Investigation Into Tax Phone Scams [Videos]

RSN™ Special Report: CBC Canada Investigation Into Tax Phone Scams [Videos] Scam Centers In India CBC Marketplace tracks the scammers behind one of the biggest cyber-crime schemes in Canadian history  - those fake CRA phone calls.  Tens of thousands of Canadians scammed out of hundreds of millions of dollars.   So, who’s really behind the scheme?  David Common travels to India to catch the fraudsters. We track down two illegal call centers and find out the [...]

A Victim’s Story: Boyati Miskun

A Victim's Story: Boyati Miskun Remembering The Tragic Story Of Boyati Miskun Rest In Peace Boyati Boyati was a domestic worker from Indonesia living and working for a family in Hong Kong. Alone and vulnerable in an alien land she turned to the Internet for her connection with home and family. In 2011, Boyati met "David Mark" online, a man who claimed to be a U.S. Amy veteran living in Ghana. Nearly four years of [...]

A Guide for Friends and Family of Romance Scam Survivors

A Guide for Friends and Family of Romance Scam Survivors A Free Guide by the Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams [SCARS] This Guide is intended for Family and Friends of someone that was involved in a Romance Scam Also available on LinkedIn.com here » Introduction This is presented in the hope that it will help scam victims to explain what happened to them. We hope that by reading this you can understand that the [...]

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™ Guide: How To Spot Fake United States Military ID Cards

RSN™ Guide: How To Spot Fake United States Military ID Cards Right Up Front - If Someone Sends You A Photo Of Their ID Card They ARE A Scammer! That is because it is illegal for United States Military personnel to copy their ID cards. It is that simple! However, so many people want to understand how to make sure they are fakes that we have created the following. NOTE: Before you say it, this page [...]

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 [...]

SCARS™ Guide: Human Trafficking & Its Relationship To Scamming

SCARS™ Guide: Human Trafficking & Its Relationship To Scamming Human Trafficking Many do not know that online fraud is closely related to Human Trafficking and Terrorism. The bad guys that scam the world help fund these activities. The Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams [SCARS] does all it can to help raise awareness of this important issue. That is why we are proud to help support and be affiliated with Freedom United www.freedomunited.org Please visit [...]

RSN™ Guide: U.S. Army Scammers / Fake Soldier Romance Scams

RSN™ Guide: U.S. Army Scammers / Fake Soldier Romance Scams Online Romance Scam Information About Stolen Soldier Identities Impersonation & Identity Theft Of United States Army Soldiers If You Suspect Someone Then They ARE A Scammer You may have a suspicion about someone you have met online. You may not know it yet but your instincts picked up on something out of place (below we explain the Red Flags in more detail). Go with your [...]

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