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The War Against Social Media

The War Against Social Media WAR AGAINST SOCIAL MEDIA AND THEIR WAR AGAINST US No one would have believed in the last years of the ... century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man's and yet as mortal as his own; that as men busied themselves about their various concerns they were scrutinised and studied, perhaps almost as narrowly as a man with a microscope might scrutinise the transient creatures that swarm [...]

RSN™ Scammer Gallery: Female Wanted Posters – Such A Shame

RSN™ Scammer Gallery: Female Wanted Posters - Such A Shame The Same Faces Over And Over Forever! Updated November 7, 2018 Here's a collection of our latest Romance Scammer Wanted Posters RSN™ Team a division of SCARS™ Miami Florida U.S.A.   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - END - - - - - - - - - - - - - -   - - - [...]

RSN™ ScamTV™ Video: Facebook’s New Dating Features Attract Romance Scams

RSN™ ScamTV™ Video: Facebook's New Dating Features Attract Romance Scams Sadly The Mainstream Media Seems Clueless About Romance Scams "Facebook Dating" doesn’t plan to launch a standalone dating app, which should temper expectations about how deeply it’s diving into Tinder and Match Group’s territory. The feature will be based inside Facebook’s main app, alongside its many other utilities buried beyond the home screen. It’s not ready for the public yet, but company employees are now internally [...]

RSN™ Breaking News: Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Facebook

RSN™ Breaking News: Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Facebook California Facebook Moderator Files Class-Action Lawsuit Against Facebook - Alleges Moderator's Job Gave Her PTSD According to CBS News: A woman who worked as a content moderator for Facebook is suing the tech giant, claiming Facebook failed to adequately protect her from getting PTSD from the graphic violent images her job required her to watch. The lawsuit, filed on Friday in California state court in San Mateo County, [...]

RSN™ Guide: Facebook Verified?

RSN™ Guide: Facebook Verified? What does this even mean? Facebook provides various ways the profile and page owners can be verified for the confidence of Facebook visitors. Unfortunately, some are rock solid and others types of verifications have serious flaws. The first thing to always remember about Facebook is that it is run by human beings, and many are poorly trained in how to recognize certain scams and scammers. So always be cautious online no matter [...]

RSN™ Editorial: Are You Doing Your Part To Help Stop Scammers?

RSN™ Editorial: Are You Doing Your Part To Help Stop Scammers? PLEASE SIGN THE PETITION THEN SHARE THIS :: WE NEED TO GET MORE SIGNATURES! We have just reached 4,640 - NOW let's get to 15,000 !!!!! - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - [...]

RSN™ Special Report: Facebook & Social Media Largely Ignore Scammers

RSN™ Special Report: Facebook & Social Media Largely Ignore Scammers Reprinted from the Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams (SCARS) » Why Does Facebook & Social Media Largely Ignore Scammers? United States Law rules the Internet (or did until Obama gave the internet away in 2017) One of these laws is 47 U.S.C. § 230, a Provision of the Communication Decency Act All of us in the Internet industry in those days (which included our Chairman [...]

RSN™ Guide: Scammer Crime Scene Investigation

RSN™ Guide: Scammer Crime Scene Investigation Profile Forensics Updated September 4, 2018 When You Connect With A Stranger, Look At Their Profile With A Critical Eye! Of Course, You Should Not Be Talking To Strangers Online! But You Probably Ignored That Warning! Look for the RED FLAGS If you see any, walk away! Don't try to explain it away. Just go! Walk Through The Profile It is important that you look before and after accepting [...]

SCAM WARNING: Don’t Private Message Strangers!

SCAM WARNING: Don't Private Message Strangers! "Hello, Please Message Me, It's Important" Frequently, you will find people say in a comment someplace that they need to tell you something. Don't Do It! Scammers are finding that victims are increasing smarter about accepting friend requests and other more overt forms of contact on social media. So one of the tactics they use is simply to post a comment in a place you go saying they have [...]

RSN™ Editorial: At War With Facebook

RSN™ Editorial: At War With Facebook For Many Years We Have Had A Love / Hate Relationship With Facebook! We have been publishing about scammers on Facebook for about 13 years in various forms, and RSN has had its own dedicated Main Page since the beginning of 2010. In 2016 we had an all-out attack on us by scammers and other anti-scam Hate Groups. This resulted in the loss of personal profiles and all the work [...]

A Message From The Real Sargent Handy

A Message From The Real Sargent Handy We Received A Comment Recently From The Real Wife of Sargent Handy About The Theft And Use Of His Photos: The man in the photos is my husband. We have been together for 7 years. The daughter in the photos is now 19. We also have a 4 year old daughter together. Scammers have been using his photos since before we met. I cannot believe this is still [...]

Victims Scamming Victims Warning

Victims Scamming Victims Warning We recently had to ban someone from our social media pages and groups who is indeed a real victim, but she was trying to obtain money from other victims. When she was caught doing this, she denied it but the evidence is very clear. She thought she would try to scam other victims into giving her money to make up for what she lost to her scammer. In effect, this was [...]

New SCARS™ / RSN™ Milestone

New SCARS™ / RSN™ Milestone SCARS™ / RSN™ Now Publish More Than 200 Pages & Groups About Scams & Scammers™ SCARS and it divisions now publish over 200 pages and groups to help scam victims and potential scam victims find useful information and recognize that they have been scammed. We are also the only registered online crime victims' assistance & support organization internationally recognized. Our goal is to deliver a constant stream of information to [...]

RSN™ Opinion: It’s Almost An Apocalypse

RSN™ Opinion: It's Almost An Apocalypse Tell your friends that they have to stop making friends with every unknown person that asks them! Tell them that when they give an unknown person access to their profile, they also give them access to your profile and your friends, and so on, and so on ... Tell them, they should treat unknown friend requests just like unprotected contact with strangers in real life! Tell them they are [...]

RSN™ Anti-Scam Clue: Social Media Friends

RSN™ Anti-Scam Clue: Social Media Friends When you look at a Facebook Profile and you suspect it might be fake, look also at the FRIENDS. NOTE: real people don't let strangers look at their friends (usually), so if you are not yet this person's friend, and you can see all of their friends - RED FLAG. Though it could just be a person that doesn't understand privacy settings. If you have not locked down your privacy [...]

Editorial: Your Own Curiosity

Your Own Curiosity Scammers Are Nasty, We know this, right?   You Know What Is More Dangerous Than A Scammer? Your Own Curiosity !!!   A stranger sends you a friend request, and what do you do? You look to see who it is, right? Ok, so far? Except it is like one of those horror movies, where the group of friends is standing outside an old run-down gothic haunted house and they all want to [...]

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