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SCARS|RSN™ Recovery:  Do You Believe In Prophecies?

SCARS|RSN™ Recovery:  Do You Believe In Prophecies? For most scam victims, from the moment when the scam ends is uncharted territory. We have turned to our own Oracles to lay down our prophecies for Scam Victims just like you! The Past Prophecies: You could not have prevented it - you were powerless under the manipulation of the scammer You were conditioned to perform as the scammer wanted You may have suspected it was a scam but [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Editorial: Are We Not All Tired Of The Outrage!?

SCARS|RSN™ Editorial: Are We Not All Tired Of The Outrage!? What Is Wrong With People Sometimes?   Don't We Have Enough Rage And Hate In The World? When you are interacting with Scam Victims, the answer is always no. Because rage knows no limits When someone goes through the trauma of being a romance scam victim, after the shock and initial denial comes the anger. Anger at themselves, the scammer, the government, the [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology of Scams: TEDed Introduction To Post Traumatic Stress Disorder [VIDEO]

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology of Scams: TEDed Introduction To Post Traumatic Stress Disorder [VIDEO] What Is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder? Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event such as a natural disaster, a serious accident, a terrorist act, war/combat, rape or other violent personal assault. PTSD has been known by many names in the past, such as “shell shock” during the years of World [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Real Victims’ Advocacy: Australian Romance Scam Victim Yoshe Taylor Freed From Cambodian Prison!

SCARS|RSN™ Real Victims' Advocacy: Australian Romance Scam Victim Yoshe Ann Taylor Freed From Cambodian Prison! Internet Love Scam Victim Yoshe Taylor Free From Cambodian Jail After Wrongful Drug Conviction An Australian Mother Has Returned Home! She had spent almost six years in a Cambodian prison after she was lured into an internet love scam and then manipulated into become a Mule for the scammers! MS. TAYLOR WAS ORIGINALLY SENTENCED TO 23 YEARS IN [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Cybersecurity News: Chinese Access To Dating Apps

SCARS|RSN™ Cybersecurity News: Chinese Access To Dating Apps American Cybersecurity Firm Discovers Mysterious Chinese Dating Apps Targeting US Customers Expose 42.5 Million Records Online A non-password protected Elastic database that was clearly associated with dating apps based on the names of the folders was found. The IP address of where it was found is located on a US server and a majority of the users appear to be Americans based on their user IP and [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Warning: Blackmail Scam Messages

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Warning: Blackmail Scam Messages WE RECEIVED THIS MESSAGE THROUGH ONE OF OUR WEBSITES: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Your computer, email and smartphone are hacked. We have all your photos, personal correspondence and access to bank accounts. On June 3, we will post on the Internet and send to all people who you have in contacts and social networks all [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: A Taxonomy

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: A Taxonomy There Are A Lot Of Different Words Or Terms Used To Describe Different Kinds Of People Involved In Romance Scams! WARNING: SOME OF THESE TERMS USED BY NIGERIAN AND OTHER SCAMMERS ARE OFFENSIVE - DISCRETION IS ADVISED Here Is A Guide To The Meaning Of Many Of Those Terms (A Taxonomy) TERMS FOR THE PEOPLE INVOLVED IN SCAMS: ACCESSORY (SUPPORTER): someone in the victim's own country working with the scammer [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Support: Open Letter To A Victim In Pain

SCARS|RSN™ Support: Open Letter To A Victim In Pain We had a victim come to us in a rage over wanting to find her scammer. It appears she is not listening. We hope this information makes its way to her! Here Is Her Last Message To Us: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - " My [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Commentary: Stop Just Reading Headlines

SCARS|RSN™ Commentary: Stop Just Reading Headlines How Many Of You Just Read The Post Headline? The Answer Is Most Of You! Not all to be sure. Many of you are interested in the substance of what is happening, but the majority of victims are looking for instant gratification that comes from stories of scammer arrests, or other actions to help you re-establish control in your life. So many victims just want [...]

Japan – The Romance Scammer’s Heaven – A SCARS|RSN™ Guest Editorial By Catherine Saori Usui

A SCARS|RSN™ Guest Editorial By Catherine Saori Usui The following is a Guest Editorial by Catherine Saori Usui - an Anti-Scam Victims Advocate living in Japan, A Professional Support Services Provider, An Aspiring Author, and A Romance Scam Survivor. Catherine plays a role in directly helping scam victims to recover, and is active in helping to build awareness of romance scams in Japan. She is also a member of the Society of Citizens Against Relationship [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Too Many Facebook Groups

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Too Many Facebook Groups All Scam Victims Have Asked Themselves How And Why They Were Targeted! Did You Ever Think It Was The Groups You Joined? Facebook is a wonderous platform connecting half of the world - at least if you believe Facebook. The Reality Though Is Quite Different. At least half of all Facebook profiles are fake or fraudulent. Just imagine that, over one billion fake profiles! (See here [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Too Many Friends

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Too Many Friends ANTI-SCAM TIP: TOO MANY FRIENDS Let's be real for a second. Adding someone who has thousands of friends to your Facebook friend's list (or connections on any social media) is like unsafe sex! Any interaction is going to leave you infected. Why? Because there is no way that they actually know all of these people, so it automatically means they accept friends (or connections) that contact them out of [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Staying Safe Online: Dealing with Cyberbullies

SCARS|RSN™ Staying Safe Online: Dealing with Cyberbullies Bullies Are Taking Advantage Of Technology To Intimidate And Harass Their Victims. Dealing With Cyberbullying Can Be Difficult, But There Are Steps You Can Take. What Is Cyberbullying? CYBERBULLYING REFERS TO THE PRACTICE OF USING TECHNOLOGY TO HARASS, OR BULLY, SOMEONE ELSE - IT IS ALSO AGAINST THE LAW Bullies used to be restricted to methods such as physical intimidation, postal mail, or the telephone. Now, [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Cybersecurity Guide: Protecting Against Ransomware

SCARS|RSN™ Cybersecurity Guide: Protecting Against Ransomware All about ransomware Ever wondered what all the ransomware fuss is about? You've heard about it at the office or read about it in the news. Maybe you've got a pop-up on your computer screen right now warning of a ransomware infection. Well, if you’re curious to learn all there is to know about ransomware, you’ve come to the right place. We'll tell you about ransomware’s different forms, how [...]