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SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: Real U.K. Scammer Caught

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: Real U.K. Scammer Caught How A Serial Conwoman Natalie Rivers Stole Thousands From Those She Befriended A serial conwoman’s trail of deceit can today be revealed after she was jailed for stealing a man’s life savings and falsely accusing him of rape. Natalie Rivers, from West End in Old Costessey, has stolen thousands of pounds from people she befriended over the past few years - including the elderly. The 35-year-old’s [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: Grandparents Scams

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: Grandparents Scams Those Are Not Your Grandchildren! FTC Warns Of New Scam Grandchildren imposters are managing to finagle a skyrocketing amount of money out of people, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) warned on Monday. The FTC says that its Consumer Sentinel Network has noticed a “striking” increase in the median dollar amount that people 70 and older report losing to fraud. When they started to peel back the layers, the Commission found a number of [...]

RSN™ Scam News: Indian Police Break Up Online Scam Center

RSN™ Scam News: Indian Police Break Up Online Scam Center Indian Police Break Up International Fake Computer Virus Scam Business Those arrested have been running the scam out of defunct call centers. Indian police have arrested nearly two dozen people on suspicion of defrauding victims around the world by sending fake pop-up messages warning them that their computers were infected with a virus and offering to rectify the problem at a price. Police spokesman Ajay [...]

RSN™ Guide: Doxing & Scammer Revenge

RSN™ Guide: Doxing & Scammer Revenge Exposing Your Personal Information For Revenge As we have said before, most scammer threats are just more lies attempting to get victims to pay. However, there are a couple of cases where they may engage in revenge if the victims confront and angers the scammer needlessly. The best strategy is always to go silent and block everywhere! REMEMBER: DO NOT CONFRONT YOUR SCAMMERS Do Not Confront Scammers When You [...]

RSN™ Special Report: Europol Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) 2018

RSN™ Special Report: Europol Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) 2018 Europol Warns You Could Become A Cybercrime Victim From ransomware through to cryptocurrency scams, Europol says it wants to stop criminals from making you a victim. Europol has warned of 15 ways in which people can fall prey to cybercriminals as it launched a report on the dangers of the web. The report, the fifth annual Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA), is being presented [...]

OFFICIAL U.S. Government Document: Joint Services Sextortion Brochure

OFFICIAL U.S. GOVERNMENT DOCUMENT: Joint Service Sextortion Brochure This document provides guidance for  U.S. Servicemembers on blackmail exploitation from Sextortion and is useful for others as well. To Avoid Falling Victim To Sextortion Refrain from engaging in sexually explicit activities online, such as posting or exchanging compromising photos/videos. Adjust social media privacy settings and accounts to limit information available to unknown persons. Exercise caution when accepting “friend” requests or communicating with unknown persons online. Avoid advertising or discussing U.S. [...]

RSN™ Guide: Confronting Scammers & The Guilt or Flip Scam

RSN™ Guide: Confronting Scammers & The Guilt or Flip Scam What Happens When You Confront Your Scammer? They Lie Of Course! We see and hear this literally every day. A victim discovers the scam and confronts the scammer. We tell them not to, but few listen - it's full steam ahead until they slow down and learn. Not Thinking Clearly Let us first say, we are not attempting to call victims stupid. We are attempting to [...]

RSN™ Guide: Avoiding The Latest Blackmail Scam

RSN™ Guide: Avoiding The Latest Blackmail Scam Scammers Are Experts At Manipulation, We Know This, Right? But their expertise runs to far more than just romance scams. It includes a range of blackmail scams and extortion online as well. Many of you have experienced scammers treats and extortion attempts at the end of a romance scam, from public shaming to treats of killing your children. Another type of scam they engage in is the randomize [...]

RSN™ Guide: Legal Risks?

A Word About Legal Risks Do Victims Fear Legal Risks? [post updated July 31, 2018 - original post February 19, 2016] LEGAL DISCLAIMER: We Cannot Give You Legal Advice. We Can Only Share Our Opinion The following is an expression of non-legal opinion. You should always consult a licensed attorney regarding all matters of law, their interpretation, and to obtain a proper legal opinion. This article is for purely educational and entertainment purposes and does [...]

NEWS: Sextortion Scam Warning As Fraudsters Claim To Have Secretly Filmed You Watching Porn Online

NEWS: Sextortion Scam Warning As Fraudsters Claim To Have Secretly Filmed You Watching Porn Online In a new twist not seen before by Action Fraud, the emails contain the victim’s own password in the subject line Click On The Title In The Content Box Below To View The Full Story

SCAMMER URBAN LEGENDS – Chapter 5 – Scammer Threats & Blackmail

SCAMMER URBAN LEGENDS - Chapter 5 - Scammer Threats & Blackmail Scammer Threats & Blackmail Are Real - They Are Coming To Get You? Originally published January 2018, Updated September 2018 CHAPTER FIVE: The Threats Scammers Make Scammer Threats And Blackmail - Are they real? After you have been scammed, a multitude of feelings are going through you after you hear their threats. Shock, Anger, Denial, Confusion, Fear, And Paralysis! You have discovered that someone you [...]

SKYPE ALERT :: WARNING WARNING

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WHAT HAPPENS ON SKYPE DOESN’T STAY ON SKYPE! Here is a post taken from SKYPE itself, but it paints a graphic picture of what can happen when dealing with scammers. Updated: June 11, [...]

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