Why Are You Here?

/Why Are You Here?

Why Are You Here?


An RSN Commentary
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We help more than a thousand people a day.

Half say nothing is being done by anyone. Another quarter ask basic questions that we answer almost every day in our posts, notes, and comment, but they never look.

What does that tell us?

It tells us that most people are still not learning. They are not reading in order to understand, recover, or be safe.

It tells us that most visitors to our social media pages and websites read the headlines, not the articles.

The ones that are reading – like YOU – are learning to be safe.

But the others are not really committed to their own safety.

They are not really committed to the safety of their family and friends either.

They are really just going through the motions.

This is profoundly sad.

How do we know this?

As a on our websites and on social media we have deep analytics on how each post is viewed. We can tell how many people see a post, and how many click on it to read it. We can see how many scroll to the bottom – not by name, but the numbers.

In general, only about 10% of those that see a post click on it to read the article. In the case of videos, only about 5% click on it to even watch the first 10 seconds – even less watch it all the way.

What is the cause of this lack of self preservation?

Is it denial or avoidance?

Is it that they cannot face that they were scammed and want to “go through the motions” only so they can fool themselves into thinking they are doing something?

Is it that this is what our society has become?

That people are so accustomed to 10 second sound-bites for their news they no longer have the patience to learn something?

The sad truth is that those people will not post either.

For those of you who did read it, pat yourself on the back.

You are in the 10% of the achievers and realists who are committed to your own safety and those that you care about.

It is for YOU that we publish what we do and work every day to bring you the latest news and information from the world of scams.

We would like to get your feedback on this problem though.

  • How do we get through to those that are not really listening?
  • How do we reach them and convince them that knowledge is what separates them from being a one time victim or from being a many time victim?

Please share your thoughts and insights on this?

If you read this through, please leave a comment saying “Read It” so we will know?

We sincerely thank you for your support.

RSN Team
a division of the Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams [SCARS]
a non-governmental non-profit organization based in Miami Florida U.S.A.

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  1. verna parish June 27, 2018 at 11:07 pm - Reply

    so many scammers almost with the exact same story as above. out of country cant access their bank account and need equipment to finish their contract. and they got a package in a safety storage in another country and need you to recieve it for
    them. usually cost hundreds or thousands of dollars.

  2. Debra gravett June 25, 2018 at 5:35 pm - Reply

    Read….i most of the time dont read it all but today i got a notification that brought me here…so i read it…most of the time its becuz i am too busy reporting e mails that i know are scammers and i SHARE there oictures…maybe you can help me shut down a profile fb…a year ago I got a friend request from a Henry Carlos saying he was in Texas we correspond it back and forth through Facebook messenger and then he had a contract to go to a job in India we correspond it on messenger there and also I ended up giving him my phone number and we text messaged not too long after that something happened to his equipment he said his personal information that was in a briefcase was all stolen and he was able to retrieve his driver’s license a picture of that a picture of the kiss contract to show me from his email so it all looks real then he needed me to get a loan because of being an India he wasn’t able to do anything without all his information and credit cards and so on that ran his briefcase it became a living nightmare of him using mental and emotional abuse on me blaming me that it was my fault if I didn’t help him come up with the money so that he could get paid a million dollars for this contract he also then said he wanted me to help him get a hundred fifty thousand that China contract owed him well the story goes on and on and on I never sent him a dime I knew it was a scam but I went through a lot because of it it was my first experience and that’s why I do what I do today but the reason why I’m telling a story is after a year later I get a message on messenger from a woman saying that her friend and Germany is talking with the Henry Carlos so I went to the messenger profile and I saw that he had changed his picture the picture match the picture of the woman in Germany her friend what’s corresponding and he was the same story and India using the same story with her I share my information with her and then she blocked him. But now I’m seeing that he’s going by a different name using the same profile but he has changed his name and his picture his name that he’s going by now is Jaden Luiz also Texas.. he is praying on women more women but the profile is still the same one that he was using as Henry Carlos a year ago and the same one that he used as Henry Carlos with my friend now in Germany now he’s changed his name but it’s still the same profile and his picture he needs to be stopped I don’t know if there’s something you can do I’ve reported him and so other people to Facebook but it’s still there. He’s hurting a lot of women’s hearts and he needs to be stopped I would send pictures through here but I don’t know how to do that I don’t even know how to send pictures through email

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