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ONLINE SAFETY: It’s Everyone’s Job To Ensure Online Safety At Work

ONLINE SAFETY: It's Everyone’s Job To Ensure Online Safety At Work The lines between our work and daily lives are becoming increasingly blurred, and it is more important than ever to be certain that smart cybersecurity practices carry over between the two. When you are on the job – whether it’s at a corporate office, local restaurant, healthcare provider, academic institution or government agency –‒ your organization’s online security is a shared responsibility. A culture of cybersecurity in your organization includes all [...]

National Cyber Security Awareness Month – October 2018

National Cyber Security Awareness Month - October 2018 October Is National Cyber Security Month Cybersecurity is our shared responsibility and we all must work together to improve our Nation's cybersecurity This October, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) commemorates 15 years as an annual initiative to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. NCSAM 2018 is a collaborative effort between government and industry (including the Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams - a US DHS partner organization) to ensure [...]

RSN™ Guide: U.S. Elder Justice Initiative

RSN™ Guide: U.S. Elder Justice Initiative The Elder Justice Initiative On February 22, 2018, in response to a coordinated sweep of elder fraud cases, President Donald Trump’s Attorney General Jeff Sessions stated: “The Justice Department and its partners are taking unprecedented, coordinated action to protect elderly Americans from financial threats, both foreign and domestic …” He went on to state: “When criminals steal the hard-earned life savings of older Americans, we will respond with all [...]

RSN™ Special Report: Community Standards Enforcement Preliminary Report 2018

RSN™ Special Report: Community Standards Enforcement Preliminary Report 2018 According to Facebook: We want to protect and respect both expression and personal safety on Facebook. Our goal is to create a safe and welcoming community for the more than 2 billion people who use Facebook around the world, across cultures and perspectives. To help us with that goal, our Community Standards define what is and isn't allowed on Facebook. We don't allow anything that goes against these [...]

Join SCARS Today! It’s Free & Easy To Apply.

Join SCARS Today! It's Free & Easy To Apply. Just Go To www.AgainstRomanceScams.org Together We Can Beat Them! Come and join the thousands of SCARS Members today! If you already joined SCARS then please send us your photo saluting? We will not display your name! Send it to contact@AgainstRomanceScams.org #Together #BeatScammers RSN™ Team a division of SCARS™ Miami Florida U.S.A.     - - - - - - - - - - - - - - [...]

SCARS™ CURRENT ONLINE SCAMS THREAT INDEX: WEEKS 39-40-41 2018

SCARS™ CURRENT ONLINE SCAMS THREAT INDEX SCARS™; CURRENT ONLINE SCAMS THREAT INDEX - WEEKS 39-40-41 WARNING Scam danger at extreme levels - high probability of stranger contacts from all potential media - increased victimization MODERATE Scam danger at moderate levels - significant probability of stranger contacts from all potential media - elevated victimization CAUTION Scam danger at normal levels - probability of stranger contacts [...]

RSN™ Guide: What Is The Relationship Between Scammer And Victim?

RSN™ Guide: What Is The Relationship Between Scammer And Victim? It Is The Relationship Between Predator & Prey! Originally published by RSN in April 2016, and updated September 2018 Unfortunately, The Predators Have Been Winning For Decades! A predator is an organism that eats (or preys) another organism. The prey is the organism which the predator eats. Some examples of predator and prey are lion and zebra, bear and fish, and fox and rabbit. The [...]

RSN™ Guide: Hate Who Your Scammer Is

RSN™ Guide: Hate Who Your Scammer Is We Have A Few Serious Questions For Scam Victims: Do You Know Who Your Scammer Is? Do You Hate Your Scammer? Can You Ever Forgive Your Scammer? When You Say You Can't Forgive Your Scammer, Do You Even Know Who Your Scammer Is? For most of you (especially victims of African Scammers), the answers are NO! You do not really know who your scammer is or was. For [...]

RSN™ Insight: The Pig Pen Syndrome

RSN™ Insight: The "Pig Pen" Syndrome "Shit Happens" Is The Old Saying Sometimes It Happens A Lot And Doesn't Stop. Did You Ever Think You Might Be The Cause? Some people believe in the Karmic Wheel, but while that may influence luck on a long-term scale, it probably is not the cause. Pig Pen from the Peanuts The Cause Is What I Call The "Pig Pen Syndrome." "Pig-Pen" is a major male character [...]

SCARS™ Is Off To China Again

SCARS™ Is Off To China Again SCARS ANNOUNCEMENT The Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams [SCARS] is once again traveling to China this weekend. The purpose of the visit will be to establish the SCARS Offices in the province of Guangdong, from which SCARS will develop victims' education and assistance programs for Chinese Victims of Romance and related online crimes. SCARS' initial involvement and coordination with Chinese police and regional governments have yielded a new [...]

The Trauma of Victimization

The Trauma of Victimization Provided by the National Center for Victims of Crimes SCARS is registered with the NCVC as an online crime victims’ assistance and support organization Overview The trauma of victimization is a direct reaction to the aftermath of crime. Crime victims suffer a tremendous amount of physical and psychological trauma. The primary injuries victims suffer can be grouped into three distinct categories: physical, financial and emotional. When victims do not receive the [...]

SCARS Announcement: SCARS First Annual Conference 2019

SCARS Announcement: SCARS First Annual Conference 2019 The first annual conference for the Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams [SCARS] SCARS 1st Annual International Conference Miami Florida USA • November 16 & 17, 2019 Hosted by the Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams [SCARS] It will be two days of speakers and presentations by leading victims' advocates, law enforcement, U.S. Congressional delegates, representatives from the U.S. Government, Leading Academics, and SCARS Leadership. The agenda will be [...]

RSN™ Guide: How Police Decide What Is Worth Investigating?

RSN™ Guide: How Police Decide What Is Worth Investigating? The challenge Police face with scams: As any scam victim knows, the local police (or even national police) are very reluctant to get involved. Some local police don’t even want to take a police report (though they will take “informational reports” if a victim insists). There is a reason for this and it involves a Law Enforcement process known as “Solvability.” When a police report is [...]

RSN EDITORIAL “The Lion”

RSN EDITORIAL "The Lion" Everyone believes they will live forever. Everyone believes crime will never happen to them. No one expects to be the victim of a romance scam! Did you? We live in a world that has been the same since the beginning of time. There are lions out there and they will eat you if you let them. Did you read that part? IF YOU LET THEM! Humans evolved in an environment where we [...]

The Keys to Motivating Yourself After a SCAM!

The Keys to Motivating Yourself After a SCAM! Recognize that you were scammed. Admit it. Say it out loud! You were scammed! Don’t be ashamed. Accept that you were manipulated. They used you against yourself. They got the better of you! You gave them your money. You sent it to them willingly. It is never coming back! Accept that. They are beyond your reach. They live in countries across the ocean. You can’t get them [...]

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