Never Be Ashamed – A SCARS Campaign

//Never Be Ashamed - A SCARS Campaign

The “Never Be Ashamed” Information & Advocacy Campaign by the Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams [SCARS] #NeverBeAshamed – To Help Victims Release The Shame They Feel

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology of Scams: Jay Shetty on Letting Go! [Video]

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology of Scams: Jay Shetty on Letting Go! [Video] Learning The Real Pain Of Holding On Is The First Step In Letting Go! If we don't heal the pain of our past we will bleed all over our future.   5 Ways to Let Go of Past Hurts from PshychoCentral: The only way you can accept new joy and happiness into your life is to make space for it. If your heart is filled [...]

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™ Psychology Of Scams: Catfish Fetishists: The Men Who Get Off on Getting Scammed Online??

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: Catfish Fetishists: The Men Who Get Off on Getting Scammed Online?? "CATFISHISM" Appears To Be A Thing Now! Who Knew? There appears to be a growing number of men involved in "catfishism," a fetish centered around getting scammed on the internet. These men willingly hand over their money (as much as hundreds of dollars at a time) to fake impersonator scammers who present themselves as beautiful women on social media, but [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Knowledge: What Is Our Job?

SCARS|RSN™ Knowledge: What Is Our Job? Literally Every Day We Are Attacked For Not Doing Our Job! But What Is Our Job? So Many Victims Have No Idea How Scams Work Or What Is Realistic To Expect We spend vast amounts of time explaining the process, working to help victims directly through our assistance and recovery programs - helping them set rational expectations, yet many are so enraged they are incapable of even [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Who’s Job Is It?

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Who's Job Is It? Many Scam Victims Seem To Poorly Understand How The Real World Functions To help enlighten, we offer the following overview and list of "jobs" related to scams and scammers and who does them. SCAMMERS Of course, these are the criminals. But few understand that this is a massive global trans-national cybercriminal empire with revenues of in the Hundreds of Billions of U.S. Dollars annually (current cybercrime costs are [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: Victim Response To Fear Is Anger!

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: Victim Response To Fear Is Anger! After A Scam Many Victims Are In Panic And Experience Fear & Anger Victims Experience Real Trauma After The Scam Is Discovered And Then Fear Sets in The panic can come from several directions: Fear caused by the realization that is was all lies Fear caused by the awareness of the risk of exposure - because of information shared with the scammer Fear [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Reporting To The Local Police

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Reporting To The Local Police Every Single Day, Victims Speak About Their Experience Reporting To Their Local Police! IMPORTANT: Not every country is the same! This article mostly applies for victims in stable, rule of law countries. This includes the United States, Canada, UK & Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and some others. Not all countries have professional police, so you will have to decide if it is worth the potential problems to [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: The Importance of the Police Report

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: The Importance of the Police Report By: Kirk B. Redwine, Criminal Justice Institute School of Law Enforcement Supervision Session XXII - October 26, 2003 The Importance of the Police Report Without the police report, your government has no real idea of what is going on, and cannot prioritize or allocate resources to address the problem. The failure to report results in reduced police resources, and crimes that are never addressed. "Most entertainment media [...]

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SCARS|RSN™ Victim Recovery Book Club: Recommended Book – The White Knight Syndrome: Rescuing Yourself from Your Need to Rescue Others

SCARS|RSN™ Victim Recovery Book Club: Recommended Book - The White Knight Syndrome: Rescuing Yourself from Your Need to Rescue Others By Mary C. Lamia  (Author), Marilyn J. Krieger  (Author) Rescuing Others, Losing Yourself Excerpt: Are you a white knight? Are you attracted to needy, damaged, or helpless people? Do you feel like your love can heal your partner? Are you overly involved in your partner's problems? Are you hungry for constant reassurance in relationships? Do you make [...]

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 [...]

White Knight Syndrome – Rescuing Damsels In Distress And Getting Scammed – A SCARS|RSN Guide

White Knight Syndrome - Rescuing Damsels In Distress And Getting Scammed - A SCARS|RSN Guide Many Men Feal An Immediate Compulsion To Rescue Women In Need This quickly opens the door for fake female romance scams. What Is White Knight Syndrome? The "White Knight Syndrome" is also called "The Hero Syndrome."  Not to be confused with Savior Syndrome » White Knight Syndrome is a term used to describe someone who feels compelled to [...]

SCARS™ Opinion: Frustration

SCARS™ Opinion: Frustration So Many Of You Express Frustration With The Way Things Are Don't Take This As An Attack On You But Consider ... Is it frustrating that you can buy alcohol that causes deaths every day? Or cigarettes? We all know the cigarettes kill right? Want to know a secret? There are more smokers today than ever - worldwide that is. Why? Because cigarettes are a drug. People want that drug. [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: How To Interrogate Someone You Suspect Of Being A Scammer

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: How To Interrogate Someone You Suspect Of Being A Scammer Once You Begin To Suspect You Are Being Scammed Do Not Confront The Scammer That You Suspect Confronting the scammer is pointless - in fact, it can harm you. Instead, take some time and confirm it properly through the same interrogation techniques used by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation First, do not confront the scammer. Let them continue to believe [...]

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™ Commentary: Helping Others

SCARS|RSN™ Commentary: Helping Others How Can You Really Help Others? When people are new to all of this they always say they want to stop it and help others. However, before you can help others you have to help yourself. You have to stabilize and go down your own path of recovery first. The best way to help is to become a volunteer. Start by helping those in your own group. Bring things to the [...]

Why Do Scammers Always Ask You To Chat Somewhere Else? – SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Why Do Scammers Always Ask You To Chat Somewhere Else? Why Do They Ask To Chat Somewhere Else? First, it is important to understand the risks of social media for scammers. Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter are high-value properties for scammers and they are easily lost. It takes time to create a profile and if they are talking with 20 victims they can't have all of that activity on their profile. So they [...]

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