World War On Scams – A SCARS Campaign

//World War On Scams - A SCARS Campaign

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™ Anti-Scam Tip: Dissecting A Phishing Scam

SCARS|RSN™ Anti-Scam Tip: Dissecting A Phishing Scam Phishing Scams Are Everywhere! From Email To Text Messages! Every Day Hundreds Of Thousands Of Victims Fall For These Carefully Crafted Bogus Scams! You Probably Have One In Your Email Inbox Right This Second! Phishing is a fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details by disguising oneself as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. Typically carried out by email spoofing [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Anti-Scam Tip: Dissecting A Nigerian Advance Fee [419] Fraud / Scam

SCARS|RSN™ Anti-Scam Tip: Dissecting A Nigerian Advance Fee [419] Fraud / Scam The Famous Nigerian Prince Email Scams Remain Alive & Well! Even Today, Hundreds Of Thousands Of Victims Fall For These Patently Ridiculous Scam Schemes! You Probably Have One In Your Email Inbox Right This Second! Advance Fee Fraud scams come in many forms from the Nigerian Prince who has $17 gazillion dollars in a trunk, to an Afghan Princess with a box of [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Anti-Scam Tip: Dissecting A Lotto Scam

SCARS|RSN™ Anti-Scam Tip: Dissecting A Lotto Scam Lotos Scams Are Extremely Common, You Probably Have One In Your Email Inbox Right This Second! Lottery and Sweepstakes scams come in many forms from Apple and Microsoft Lotteries to BMW, and almost every major corporation that you can think of. However, they almost all have things in common that you can use to identify Lotto scams for yourself or for family and friends. HERE IS A TYPICAL [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: Surviving Sextortion / Sexual Photo Blackmail

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: Surviving Sextortion / Sexual Photo Blackmail Sextortion Uses Explicit Photos Taken From The Victim - Either Provided Willingly Or By Other Means (Such As Hacking) To Use Them Against The Victim What is Sextortion? Click Here to see an official FBI Video introduction » SEXTORTION COMES IN TWO FLAVORS: COERCION OR MONETARY BLACKMAIL Sextortion As Coercion Sextortion can be a form of sexual exploitation that employs non-physical forms of coercion to [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Advance Fee Fraud / 419 Scams

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Advance Fee Fraud / 419 Scams What Is An Advance Fee Fraud An advance-fee scam is a form of fraud and one of the most common types of online scams or cybercrimes. The scam typically involves promising the victim a significant share of a large sum of money, in return for a small up-front payment, which the fraudster requires in order to obtain the large sum. If a victim makes the payment, [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam & Scamming News: Nigerian Court Jails Romance Scam Fraudster

SCARS|RSN™ Scam & Scamming News: Nigerian Court Jails Romance Scam Fraudster The Romance Scams Behind The Name Kelvin Clark, A Fake Identity Of An American Soldier, Has Been Sent To Prison!   Nigerian Court Sentences Romance Scam Fraudster to 7 Months In Prison Over a $13,700 Scam Nigerian Justice M.L. Abubakar of the Nigerian Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State of Nigeria has convicted and sentenced Efedjare Maxwell to seven months imprisonment [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam & Scamming News: Nigeria’s EFCC Arrests Another 18 Suspected Yahoo Boys

SCARS|RSN™ Scam & Scamming News: Nigeria's EFCC Arrests Another 18 Suspected Yahoo Boys   Operatives of the special task force of the EFCC's Uyo Zonal Office of Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday June 20, 2019, made a harvest of eleven suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as 'Yahoo Boys' in an apartment on Parliamentary Extension, Akai Efa, Calabar, the Cross River State capital. The all-male suspects are: Endurance Ahunwan (28) Nohuwan Frank [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam & Scamming News: Nigerian EFCC Arrests Another 16 ‘Yahoo Boys’

SCARS|RSN™ Scam & Scamming News: Nigerian EFCC Arrests Another 16 ‘Yahoo Boys’ Nigeria's EFCC Arrests 16 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In The Nigerian Delta State Operatives of the Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in an early morning raid on Saturday, June 22, 2019, arrested 16 suspected internet fraudsters at their hideout in Ughoton and Udu communities, Warri, Delta State. The suspects who are between the ages of 20 [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: National Cyber Strategy Of The United States Of America

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: National Cyber Strategy Of The United States Of America From President Donald J. Trump Protecting America’s national security and promoting the prosperity of the American people are my top priorities. Ensuring the security of cyberspace is fundamental to both endeavors. Cyberspace is an integral component of all facets of American life, including our economy and defense. Yet, our private and public entities still struggle to secure their systems, and adversaries have increased the [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam & Scamming News: Nigerian EFCC Arrests Another 27 Scammers

SCARS|RSN™ Scam & Scamming News: Nigerian EFCC Arrests Another 27 Scammers Nigerian EFCC Arrests Another 27 Suspected Internet Fraudsters in Ogun, Nigeria The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, has arrested 27 suspected fraudsters for offenses bordering on conspiracy, obtaining money under false pretenses, forgery, and possession of fraudulent documents. The suspects are: Joshua Awoyemi, Sadiq Adeola, Olusoga Sadiq, Olalekan Savage, Arinze Princewill, Ojelabi Adewale, Ibrahim Habib, Wusu Damilare, Kadejo [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam & Scamming News: Nigerian EFCC Arrests 27 ‘Yahoo-Boys’

SCARS|RSN™ Scam & Scamming News: Nigerian EFCC Arrests 27 ‘Yahoo-Boys’ Nigerian EFCC Arrests 27 Suspected ‘Yahoo-Boys’ In Osogbo, Nigeria And Recovers 8 Exotic Cars The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, Thursday arrested 27 suspected internet fraudsters suspected to be Yahoo boys in Osogbo when the operatives of the Commission swept on their hideouts. The early morning raid led to the arrest of 27 men and four ladies suspected to [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Executive Order Establishing a Task Force on Consumer & Cyber Fraud

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Executive Order Establishing a Task Force on Consumer & Cyber Fraud While a large portion of the intent of this Executive Order is on establishing a Federal Task Force on various activities, its action also includes online and Internet-based fraud, scams, and cybercrime. It formalizes a United States Government response to place new attention of all forms of transnational crime across the board and empowers new actions and recommendations that should result in [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Executive Order Regarding Transnational Criminal Organizations

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Executive Order Regarding Transnational Criminal Organizations While a large portion of the intent of this Executive Order is on transnational criminality, its action also includes online and Internet-based fraud, scams, and cybercrime. It formalizes a United States Government response to place new attention of all forms of transnational crime across the board and empowers new actions and recommendations that should result in escalating enforcement. Here Is The Full Text Of The Executive Order Enforcing [...]

SCARS™ Advocacy: President Donald Trump’s Executive Orders Relating To Cybercrime

SCARS™ Advocacy: President Donald Trump's Executive Orders Relating To Cybercrime We Applaud President Donald Trump For His Commitment To Strengthening Internet Safety And Critical Online Infrastructure. 2017-Present Here is a list of President Trump's Executive Orders that matter to us: EO 13873: Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain EO 13870: America's Cybersecurity Workforce EO 13865: Coordinating National Resilience to Electromagnetic Pulses EO 13863: Taking Additional Steps to Address the National Emergency [...]

State of Local Cybercrime / Internet Crime Laws & Legislation in the United States

State of Local Cybercrime / Internet Crime Laws & Legislation in the United States 2018 Cybersecurity Legislation Catalog Provided by SCARS|ANALYTICS Division The following is a catalog of cybercrime / cybersecurity laws activity by states and territories in 2018. SCARS State Law Support Against Cybercrime / Cybersecurity Score: SCARS U.S. Legislative Cybercrime Score: F - Fail U.S. STATES With the U.S. House of Representatives in parallisys, it becomes the States to move the [...]

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