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SCARS|RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: Humor As A Tool In Scam Victim Recovery

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: Humor As A Tool In Scam Victim Recovery Humor Has Long Been Recognized As More Than Mere Fun And Games It presents an alternative means of expressing criticism about injustices, arrogance, pretentions or hypocrisies that can’t socially (or legally) be expressed otherwise. Gallows humor often is viewed as an expression of resilience and hope that has the power to soothe suffering. When the minority has few tools to combat an oppressive [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: Equivocation – The Magician’s Choice – The Arts Of Manipulation

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: Equivocation - The Magician's Choice - The Arts Of Manipulation Many Victims Believed That They Made Their Own Choices During The Scam They Frequently Cannot Forgive Themselves Because Of It - But In Reality, Most Of The Time The Scammer Made Or Led All The Major Decisions Scams & Magic Have Much In Common Scams & Magic Tricks are all about manipulation and control. The relationship is far closer [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Advocacy: Local Law Enforcement Everywhere Needs Cybercrime Specialists On Staff – Help Stop Scams

SCARS|RSN™ Advocacy: Local Law Enforcement Everywhere Needs Cybercrime Specialists On Staff - Help Stop Scams LOCAL CYBERCRIME LAW ENFORCEMENT NEEDS TO MODERNIZE SOLUTIONS DO NOT ALWAYS NEED TO BE COMPLICATED CLICK HERE TO SIGN OUR PETITION » In today's exploding cybercrime world almost no local police agencies have any real experience, knowledge, or professional staff dedicated to cybercrime law enforcement or to help the victims of cybercrime (scams) understand the real situation or what law [...]

Lana Rhoades: Have You Seen Her? Another Stolen Face / Stolen Identity

SCARS|RSN™ Stolen Identity: Lana Rhoades Have You Seen Lana Rhoades? Porn Actress & Adult Model & Impersonation Victim Frequently Used By Scammers To Fool Men! You Have Probably Seen Her Photos Before! The real Lana Rhoades is an American Adult Video Star Lana Rhoades Is Another Scammers Choice Award Winner Of course, you don't really know Lana Rhoades, since these are stolen photos used by African Romance Scammers, but she is popular! If [...]

Rachel Starr – Have You Seen Her? Another Stolen Face / Stolen Identity

SCARS|RSN™ Stolen Identity: Rachel Starr Have You Seen Rachel Starr? Porn Actress & Adult Model & Impersonation Victim Frequently Used By Scammers To Fool Men! You Have Probably Seen Her Photos Before! The real Rachel Starr is an Adult Video Performer Rachel Starr Is Another Scammer's Choice Award Winner Of course, you don't really know [NAME], since these are stolen photos used by African Romance Scammers, but she is popular! If you see [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: Confirming Recorded Videos In Skype & Video Chats

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: Confirming Recorded Videos In Skype & Video Chats Almost Every Day Victims Claim They Had Real Video Chats With Impersonated Soldiers, Engineers, Diplomats, and Adult Video Stars They were completely convinced that the video was real, even though it is impossible. The reality is that these were recorded videos stolen and then played back during the chat! BUT HOW IS THAT POSSIBLE? Let Start With What Is Known FACT #1: Scammers steal photos [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Complaints about Government Imposter Scams Reach Record High, According to New FTC Data [Infographic]

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Complaints about Government Imposter Scams Reach Record High, According to New FTC Data [Infographic] Federal Trade Commission Reminder The Federal Trade Commission is reminding consumers that scammers are increasingly trying to make a buck by falsely claiming to be Uncle Sam. Monthly complaints to the FTC’s Consumer Sentinel Network about scammers pretending to be from the government reached the highest levels on record this spring. Since 2014, consumers have filed nearly 1.3 [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam & Scamming News: Key Player in Jamaican Lottery Scam Sentenced to 4 Years

SCARS|RSN™ Scam & Scamming News: Key Player in Jamaican Lottery Scam Sentenced to 4 Years A Federal Judge In North Dakota Has Sentenced A Rhode Island Woman To Four Years In Prison For Funneling Lottery Scam Money Between The U.S. And Jamaica. Melinda Bulgin According To The Story From U.S.News & World Report: A federal judge in North Dakota on Wednesday sentenced a Rhode Island woman to four years in prison for funneling lottery scam money between the [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Advocacy: FTC Enforcement Actions Yield More than $2.3 Billion in Refunds to Consumers In 2018

SCARS|RSN™ Advocacy: FTC Enforcement Actions Yield More than $2.3 Billion in Refunds to Consumers In 2018 According to a report issued by the Federal Trade Commission today, between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2018, the agency’s law enforcement actions yielded more than $2.3 billion in refunds to defrauded consumers, including $122 million mailed directly by the FTC to 2.2 million people. The total amount returned to consumers, which includes refunds distributed by defendants as [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam & Scamming News: Facebook Fined $5 Billion Dollars By U.S. Federal Trade Commission

SCARS|RSN™ Scam & Scamming News: Facebook Fined $5 Billion Dollars By U.S. Federal Trade Commission BREAKING NEWS UNITED STATES FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION FINES FACEBOOK US$5,000,000,000.00 [5 BILLION DOLLARS] Democrat Party Members on the Commission Voted Against Fining Facebook for misconduct and violation of their user's privacy and other abuses. The matter was passed by Republican members of the commission. Final Terms and use of the funds will be announced soon. We will post more news [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam & Scamming News: 15 Nigerians Arrested As Malaysian Police Cripple Love Scam Syndicate

SCARS|RSN™ Scam & Scamming News: 15 Nigerians Arrested As Malaysian Police Cripple Love Scam Syndicate Malaysian Police have crippled a major "love scam" syndicate with the arrests of 15 Nigerians, says state police chief Datuk Mohamad Mat Yusop. He said the Africans, believed to have been active nationwide since 2017, were detained in separate locations in Port Dickson and Mambau here and in Puchong between July 2 and 7. With the arrests, police believe they [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: A Candid Discussion Of Trauma And Emotional Hygiene By Guy Winch, Ph.D. – TED Talk [Video]

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: A Candid Discussion Of Trauma And Emotional Hygiene By Guy Winch, Ph.D. - TED Talk [Video] We'll go to the doctor when we feel flu-ish or a nagging pain. So why don't we see a health professional when we feel emotional pain: guilt, loss, loneliness? Too many of us deal with common psychological-health issues on our own, says Guy Winch. But we don't have to. He makes a compelling case to [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Victim Recovery Book Club: Recommended Book – Emotional First Aid: Healing Rejection, Guilt, Failure, and Other Everyday Hurts

SCARS|RSN™ Victim Recovery Book Club: Recommended Book – Emotional First Aid: Healing Rejection, Guilt, Failure, and Other Everyday Hurts We all sustain emotional wounds. Failure, guilt, rejection, and loss are as much a part of life as the occasional scraped elbow. But while we typically bandage a cut or ice a sprained ankle, our first aid kit for emotional injuries is not just understocked—it’s nonexistent. Fortunately, there is such a thing as mental first aid for battered [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: A Candid Discussion Of Grief By Nora McInerny – TED Talk [Video]

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: A Candid Discussion Of Grief By Nora McInerny - TED Talk [Video] This video may be difficult to watch for some, but well worth it.   PLEASE SHARE OUR ARTICLES WITH YOUR CONTACTS HELP OTHERS STAY SAFE ONLINE   SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.   WOULD YOU HELP US HELP SCAM VICTIMS?   TAGS: SCARS, Important Article, Information About Scams, Anti-Scam, Romance Scam Grief, Profound Grief, Moving Forward, [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: Research Paper-Report – Risk Factors For Advance Fee Fraud Victimisation

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: Research Paper-Report - Risk Factors For Advance Fee Fraud Victimisation Advance fee scams come in many guises. Some regularly seen examples involve: offers to participate in business deals with wealthy individuals; assisting dignitaries by paying fees to move large sums of money out of a foreign country in order to receive a share of the proceeds; paying fees in order to receive lottery winnings, an inheritance or some other prize; or [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Criminology: Research Paper-Report – Predicting Online Fraud Victimisation In Australia

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Criminology: Research Paper-Report - Predicting Online Fraud Victimisation In Australia The pervasiveness of the internet and society’s reliance on it for personal and business use has brought with it many benefits. However, for those who seek to defraud others, it has also provided new ways of identifying and targeting potential victims. Click On The Title In The Content Box Below To View The Full Story   PLEASE SHARE OUR ARTICLES WITH [...]

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