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SCARS|RSN™ Anti-Scam Tips: How To Avoid Nigerian Letter Or “419” Email Scams

SCARS|RSN™ Anti-Scam Tips: How To Avoid Nigerian Letter Or "419" Email Scams Quick "419" Email Scam Avoidance Checklist: If the "opportunity" appears too good to be true, it probably is. Do not reply to emails asking for personal banking information. Be wary of individuals representing themselves as foreign government officials. Be cautious when dealing with individuals outside of your own country. Beware when asked to assist in placing large sums of money in overseas bank accounts. [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Stolen Face / Stolen Identity – Sargent / Chaplain David Becker U.S. Army: Do You Know Him?

SCARS|RSN™ Stolen Face / Stolen Identity - Do You Know Him? Sargent / Chaplain David Becker U.S. Army Frequently used by scammers to fool women! You Have Probably Seen His Photos Before! The real David Becker is a Chaplain in the United States Army David Becker Is Another Scammers Choice Award Winner Sargent David Becker U S Army Of course, you don't really know David Becker, since these are stolen photos used by African [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Official FBI Video: What Is A Romance Scam?

SCARS|RSN™ Official FBI Video: What Is A Romance Scam? Special Agent Christine Beining of the  FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigation Describes Romance Scams Christine Beining, a special agent in the FBI's Houston Division, describes how scam artists use Internet sites to prey on lonely men and women to get to their money.   SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.     - - - - - - - - - [...]

U.S. Government Shutdown Update January 5, 2018

U.S. Government Shutdown Update January 5, 2018 As a result of Congress' unwillingness to fund our national security (including cybersecurity), we received this from the United States Department of Homeland Security: STC Partners, Please note, that due to the current federal budgetary lapse and funding hiatus, certain STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Campaign engagements, including our Partner Call, are being deferred and/or canceled. As such, in fairness to both our private and public-sector partners, the next STC [...]

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 TigerDIrect.com website - [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: Avoid Microsoft® Tech Support Scams

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: Avoid Microsoft® Tech Support Scams Protect Yourself From Tech Support Scams Courtesy of Microsoft® Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers use scare tactics to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services that supposedly fix the contrived device, platform, or software problems. How Tech Support Scams Work Scammers may call you directly on your phone and pretend to be representatives of a software company. They might even spoof the [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Official Video: A Victim’s Story

SCARS|RSN™ Official FBI Video: A Victim's Story The victim of a romance scam describes how she was duped out of $2 million by an online suitor she has never met.   SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.     - - - - - - - - - - - - - - END - - - - - - - - - - - - - -   - - - [...]

SCARS|RSN™ ScamTV™ Video: SCARS Member Romance Scam Victim Lost $500,000 – Shares Story For First Time

SCARS|RSN™ ScamTV™ Video: SCARS™ Member Shares Story For First Time Romance Scam Victim Lost $500,000 - SCARS Member Julie Ericksen Lost $500,000 In A Romance Scam. She Tells Her Story For The First Time. Video Copyright WPTV News | West Palm Beach Florida We thank WPTV News | West Palm Beach Florida for allowing us to use this video of our SCARS Member. If you are interested in joining one of our professional Scam Victim Support [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News Now: Six Ghanaian Scammers Arrested in the U.K. For Online Fraud

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News Now: Six Ghanaian Scammers Arrested in the U.K. For Online Fraud A Gang Of Six Ghanaians Based In The United Kingdom Have Been Busted In An Elaborate Fraud Scheme In London. The six, including two women, have been cited for setting up fraudulent companies to gain credit from major companies. Six Ghanaians Scammers Arrested in the U.K. For Online Fraud The six, including two women, have been cited for setting up fraudulent [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: 4 Indicted For $15 Million Romance Scams

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: 4 Indicted For $15 Million Romance Scams FBI, Interpol declare 4 including 2 Ghanaians wanted for $15 million fraud From GhanaWeb: The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) has identified four persons including two Ghanaians wanted for their alleged involvement in a $15 million fraud. According to information circulated by the US Department of Justice, the suspects are facing trial in absentia include; Sumaila Hardi Wumpini, 29, [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Online Vigilantes Can Actually Hurt Criminal Cases

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Online Vigilantes Can Actually Hurt Criminal Cases Experts Warn Online Vigilantes Not To Share Photos Of People Accused Of Crimes A few months ago in Australia, the country was rocked by three shocking crimes in one week, and the public wanted justice. Naturally, the modern version of the gossip coffee klatch sprang to life on social media. Instead of just talking about the crimes, everyone wanted a piece of these criminals and proceeded [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Guest Editorial: Talking Law With Ivie Omoregie – What the Law Says About Yahoo Yahoo

SCARS|RSN™ Guest Editorial: Talking Law With Ivie Omoregie - What the Law Says About Yahoo Yahoo A Nigerian's View Of Scamming And The Harm It Does To Nigeria By Ivie Omoregie, Reprinted from BellaNaija.com A few weeks ago, the good people of Good Citizen Nigeria invited me on their platform to speak about the laws regulating Advance Fee Fraud (Yahoo Yahoo) and the negative impact it has had on Nigeria’s international image. Talking Law With Ivie Omoregie [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: Find Scammer Photos With Google® Reverse Image Search

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: Find Scammer Photos With Google® Reverse Image Search Dedicated to Sarkresothavy Mean and Scam Survivors everywhere! Find Related Images With Reverse Image Search You can use a picture to find related images from the web. What You’ll Find When you search with a picture, your results may include: Similar images The websites that contain these images Other sizes of the picture you searched with How Google uses the pictures you search with The pictures or [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: What To Do If Your Photos Are Being Used By Scammers

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: What To Do If Your Photos Are Being Used By Scammers What Should You Do! If your photos are being used by scammers you have some power! First, it is important to understand how this happened. You Probably Let Them Do It! In today's internet world, you have to be in control of your privacy and who has access to your information.  Facebook, Instagram, Google, Tumblr, Picasa, Pintrest, all allow control over who [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scammer List: Russian & Ukrainian Romance Scammers 2018

SCARS|RSN™ Scammer List: Russian & Ukrainian Romance Scammers 2018 The following are the names as reported and recorded of Russian & Ukrainian romance, dating, or marriage scammers. We recommend that you use this list as a guide only and that anyone contemplating a relationship with a Ukrainian or Russian woman do a full background check before making a commitment. Always hope for the best but assume the worst until proven otherwise. Russian & Ukrainian Romance [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Marriage Scams [VIDEO]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Marriage Scams [VIDEO] Marriage Fraud: Stories From Victims While many residents marry people from other countries, sometimes marriage is a scam to jump the immigration line. Learn about the consequences of marriage fraud and hear the stories of victims in this 5-minute video.   Have You Met Someone From Another Country On The Internet Or While Travelling? Some people think marriage to a Canadian citizen will be their ticket to Canada. [...]

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