Parents / Grandparents

SCARS™ Insight: Helping & Evaluating Older Scam Victims 

SCARS™ Insight: Helping & Evaluating Older Scam Victims SCARS strives to help scam victims and their families at the same time. Some of our articles are oriented towards victims, but some victims need broader help when they are unable to access the scam and their risks from future scams. In these cases, it is necessary to approach the problem from a different perspective. Not from blaming the victim, but from understanding some victims need to [...]

SCARS™ Insight: Coronavirus Grandparent Scams

SCARS™ Insight: Coronavirus Grandparent Scams Scammers In India, Africa, And Asia Have Long Exploited The Love That Grandparents Have For Their Grandchildren, But Now They Are Turning That Into Money The Crisis Emergency Scams! The typical Grandparent Scam involves someone calling, emailing, texting or messaging an elderly person claiming that they are a relative and are in an emergency. All they need is some of the victim's money and it will all be fine! Accidents, [...]

SCAM ALERT: New Scam Targeting Parents

SCAM ALERT: New Scam Targeting Parents New Phone Scam Claims Parents (or Grandparents) are Negligent SCARS™ Investigative ExclusiveIn a new scam starting up in California the scammer claims to have photos of children in the car without lawful child-safety seats or restraints. The phone scammer demands money or will send photos to child welfare/social services & police. If that were true could result in custody issues and fines. The victim must pay $500 immediately or [...]