Identity Theft

A Message From The Real Chris Shaw

A Message From The Real Chris Shaw His Real Facebook Profile: We Received A Comment Recently From A Real Life Impersonation Victim About The Theft And Use Of His Photos: Real Soldiers having their Photo's and Names Stolen by imposters, mostly in Nigeria. I have over 193 Fake Facebook Pages using all of my Pictures and variations of my Name. Nigerian Fraud Imposters posing as me - using my photos and full name pretending and [...]

RSN™ Guide: U.S. Army Scammers / Fake Soldier Romance Scams

RSN™ Guide: U.S. Army Scammers / Fake Soldier Romance Scams Online Romance Scam Information About Stolen Soldier Identities Impersonation & Identity Theft Of United States Army Soldiers If You Suspect Someone Then They ARE A Scammer You may have a suspicion about someone you have met online. You may not know it yet but your instincts picked up on something out of place (below we explain the Red Flags in more detail). Go with your [...]

RSN™ Infographic – Are You Easy Bait For Identity Thieves?

RSN™ Infographic - Are You Easy Bait For Identity Thieves? Do You Know All The Ways An Identity Thief Can Target Victims Online? There were over 15 million victims of identity fraud in 2016, and it is estimated that it doubled in 2017. Javelin Research reports that overall fraud incidence rose 16% in 2016 to affect 6.15% of U.S. consumers, from 5.30% in 2015 — the highest on record. Smart thieves are using new and increasingly convincing [...]

RSN™ Insight: Dating Scam / Identity Theft Alert

RSN™ Insight: Dating Scam / Identity Theft Alert You May Not Have Thought About It! Originally published January 2014, Updated September 2018 But The Information You Share In A Dating Profile Is All An Identity Thief Needs To Steal Your Identity! Even Worse, The Information You Share With A Scammer Can Almost Guarantee That Your Identity Can Be Stolen! Scammers are already stealing identities right in front of you!  When they steal photos, they were stealing [...]

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 [...]


REPORTING INCOME TAX FRAUD A new way to report tax identity theft identity theft is hard enough. That’s why we keep working to make recovering from it easier. It’s also why we’re happy to let you know about an innovative project by the FTC and IRS that lets people report tax-related identity theft to the IRS online, using the FTC’s website to file IRS Form 14039. Tax-related identity theft happens when someone uses your [...]

Stolen Photos & Identity Theft

Stolen Photos & Identity Theft According to estimates from the federal Bureau of Justice Statistics, nearly 17 million people experienced at least one incident of identity theft in 2012 (last year data available), causing financial losses totaling almost $25 billion. In 2013, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reported that identity theft complaints are the most common consumer complaint, affecting Americans of all ages and backgrounds. Unfortunately, all too often people post their most secret information [...]

KNOW YOUR ENEMY: Asa Akira Is Another Favorite Of African Scammers

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Do You Know This Girl?Asa AkiraPorn Actress & ModelYou Have Probably Seen Her Photos Before!Asa Akira Is Another Scammers Choice Award Winner Of course you [...]

Identity Theft & Use Of Photos Without Concent

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Identity Theft & Use Of Photos Without Consent Where are the boundaries and limits, and what can we all do about it? We think all of our visitors should see [...]

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A Note About Scammer Photos: Many of the photos shown on this site appeared on dating websites, or were reported to us, and were stolen from real people without their permission.  They are presented here to help expose the scammers that stole them, and to help the victims document the theft of their identities.  The people pictured are victims just like those scammed. Be kind when speaking about the person pictured. We do not tolerate cyber [...]

NEWS: Website Operator Convicted For Posting Stolen Photos!

Major California Case May Set Stage For More Website Operator Liability Lives ruined, women terrified in 'revenge porn' case, Calif. attorney general says Reprinted from the Los Angeles TimesBy Veronica Rocha and Tony Perry LOS ANGELES — The victims were embarrassed, shamed and left feeling helpless after discovering their nude photographs had been posted online. One woman even attempted suicide. In the latest case of what's become known as "revenge porn," mothers, daycare operators, wives of [...]

Copyright & Our Website

Notice About Copyrights This website and the company behind it create original content to help fight scammers. This is an effort that requires considerable effort and cost.  In fact, as a not-for-profit website, we do this at a considerable loss, because we believe in the goal of our site and to help support the victims of online or internet fraud.  While we may have advertising on this website, it is for the sole purpose of [...]

Romance Scams & Identity Theft

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Few Know The Real Impact Romance Scams Can Lead To Identity Theft In fact, every stolen photo placed on a fake profile is stealing that person’s identity.  Yours may be being used also! [...]

Something To Think About

When Dating Online You're Taking Your Life In Your Hands!What?  Yes, your life, or at least your identity - which for most of us, is a big part of our life is literally on the line with every online dating contact you make!How Is That Possible?Simple, really.  When you make contact, you start the downward spiral.  If the scammer is good, they are going to get everything they need from you to steal your identity. [...]

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