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SCARS Announcement

SCARS Announcement SCARS Announcement / Press Release December 5, 2018 Miami Florida U.S.A. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - SCARS IS RE-REGISTERING ITS CORPORATION TO BETTER SERVE VICTIMS SCARS is pleased to announce that it has re-registered its corporation to accommodate changes in both status and state of incorporation to better prepare for full U.S. 501(C)(3) nonprofit status. SCARS has [...]

SCARS™ Insight: Why Do We Fight Each Other? Call To Action!

SCARS™ Insight: Why Do We Fight Each Other? Call To Action! What Is Missing Is An Anti-Romance Scams Statement of Principals - But What Does That Mean? The SCARS Management Team has had a revelation recently about the fight against scammers. Almost no one is fighting the same fight. Why is that? How could that be? We all see the same enemy but anti-scam groups spend as much time fighting each other as they do helping [...]

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 [...]

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 !!!!! - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - [...]

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 [...]

What Do Victims Believe 2018-1

What Do Victims Believe: RSN™ Infographics The results of surveys of scam victims conducted by Romance Scams Now - first quarter 2018. Copyright © 2018 Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams [SCARS]

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 [...]

Why Do You Think You Were Scammed?

Why Do You Think You Were Scammed? You Wanted To Believe You Did Not See What Was There You Made False Assumptions You Did Not Question Anything PROBLEM IS THAT MOST VICTIMS ARE STILL DOING THAT! ARE YOU? Are you still doing that in the Social Media Friends you accept online? Are you still doing that in the Facebook Groups you join? Are you still doing that in the Social Media Pages & Websites you [...]

RadioRSN Interview with Debby Montgomery

RadioRSN Audio Interview with Debby Montgomery An interview with Debby Montgomery, a Romance Scam survivor conducted by Dr. Tim McGuinness Chairman of the Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams™ [SCARS]™ for RadioRSN™ on March 8th, 2018 Alternate Playback Here: https://soundcloud.com/user-121882415/2018-03-08-1a Permission to link to audio recording - permission not granted to copy, reproduce, edit or alter in any way. To obtain permission contact Press@AgainstRomanceScams.org Copyright © 2018 Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams Inc.

RSN™ Guide: Saving Scammers’ Current Victims

Saving Scammers' Current Victims It Starts With You! Victims are everywhere! Scammers are everywhere! When you find a scammer profile you will see people commenting or friending that profile. These are men or women who are believing that the face in the photo is real. These are either already victims (and may just not know it yet) or are just waiting to be scammed. You can do something about this! It is very simple! It [...]

International Relationships Are Dead!

International Relationships Are Dead! It is no longer safe to contemplate a long distance relationship! One of the amazing things about the Internet was how it allowed us to connect with amazing people around the world. This was one of the blessings of online dating also, and in fact Facebook as well. You could connect and make friends the world over. Now fast forward to 2018 and the Internet is a dangerous place filled with fake [...]

SCAMMER URBAN LEGENDS: Chapter 7 – No One Is Doing Anything!

SCAMMER URBAN LEGENDS: Chapter 7 - No One Is Doing Anything! Nothing Is Being Done? We constantly hear from victims that say that no one is doing anything, or that nothing is being done! Unfortunately, it can certainly seem that way. But nothing could be farther from the truth. Most people believe that all crime is handled the way they see it on TV. You report it, and the police jump on it immediately. By [...]

New RSN Website Record

New RSN Website Record 4,090,880 Visitor Website Views In The Last 12 Months - February 2017 Through January 2018 We Would Like To Thank Our Website Visitors! We Sincerely Appreciate The Trust You Place In Us! www.RomanceScamsNow.com The World’s Leading Anti-Scam Organization Since 1991 RSN is the Scam Avoidance Education & Online Crime Victims' Assistance & Support division of SCARS, registered with the United States Department of Justice's National Center for Victims of Crime

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