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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™ at CES January 8 – 12 2019

SCARS™ at the Consumer Electronics Show - CES in Las Vegas Nevada January 8 - 12 2019 We will be exhibiting at CES in January - come by an say hello at booth 317 Westgate Building - January 8 through the 11th courtesy of Global Commerce Partners (our sponsors). We will be meeting with executives from Google, Intel, Microsoft, Twitter, and many others. No we will not be meeting with Facebook, they were not interested. [...]

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 COMMENTARY: The Truth About SCARS & What Haters Say

SCARS|RSN COMMENTARY: The Truth About SCARS & What Haters Say It is a new year and it is time for some hard truths and reflection as the year begins. One of the things we are told over and over is how certain anti-scam hate groups, well ... HATE US Over the years we wondered why that was. We are fighting the good fight. We are helping thousands through our victims' assistance efforts. We educate and [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Romance Scammer As A Consort

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Romance Scammer As A Consort Here Is A Head Scratcher Of A Dilemma Over the years we have seen everything, every type of scam, and every type of victim. However, there is one type of victim that has left us not knowing how best to help them. We know or know off women and men who are not exactly in denial, but they refuse to end their scams. They know or at least mostly [...]

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™ Psychology Of Scams: Chasing Your Money – A Psychological Trap

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: Chasing Your Money - A Psychological Trap Don’t Get Caught Chasing The Money - That Path Can Lead To Addiction A specific form of self-entrapment that some romance scam victims struggle with is the urge to chase their losses. This is a syndrome very common to gamblers too! Chasing losses simply mean trying to win back the money you’ve already lost by gambling more. In the case of romance scam victims, [...]

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™ ScamTV™ Video: Official FBI Video – What Is Social Engineering?

SCARS|RSN™ ScamTV™ Video: Official FBI Video - What Is Social Engineering? The FBI’s Protected Voices initiative provides cybersecurity recommendations to political campaigns on multiple topics, including social engineering, to help mitigate the risk of cyber influence operations targeting U.S. elections. For more information, visit fbi.gov/protected voices. While this video is a little dry and technical, it does describe complete what Social Engineering is and help you understand it. A Romance Scam is a perfect example [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Editorial: A New Year’s Resolution!

SCARS|RSN™ Editorial: A New Year's Resolution PLEASE SHARE THIS Over the last four years, the SCARS' Board of Directors and their corporate sponsors have spent nearly a million U.S. Dollars on the operations of SCARS. Paying for employees, paying for offices and expenses, and most importantly building and maintaining the only dedicated worldwide scam and cybercrime reporting network managed by its SCARS|CDN Division - with over 100 reporting points on www.Anyscam.com and other locations and [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Website Update: Home Page Addition

SCARS|RSN™ Website Update: Home Page Addition New Section Added To SCARS|RSN Home Page We are pleased to add a new section on our home page for SCARS|RSN™ ScamTV™ Romance Scam Videos - click here to view »   SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.     - - - - - - - - - - - - - - END - - - - - - - - - - - - - - [...]

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 [...]

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