SCARS Subject Of International Extortion Attempt

SCARS Subject Of International Extortion Attempt An attempt to extort money from SCARS for displaying evidence of cybercrimes A German Company is Attempting to Extort Money from SCARS for Displaying Evidence Photos! As a part of our process to alert crime victims of the uses of stolen photos, SCARS displays such photos with the appropriate disclaimer. Such use is a normal part of "Fair Use" under international copyright [...]

Fake Rental Assistance Scams

Fake Rental Assistance Scams There are countless assistance and short term load scams out there! Be careful always! Avoid Scammers Offering To Pay Your Rent If you’re facing eviction for any reason, there are organizations out there who can help you. But there are also fake “organizations” and “charities” who can hurt you. COVID-19 has created an even greater opportunity for scammers to target people — people who [...]

Crime Victim Compensation Information – USA, UK, Canada

Victim Compensation This mostly Applies To Crime Victims In: the United States, United Kingdom & Canada, And Select Others If you have been injured psychologically as a result of crime, you may be able to claim compensation. Crime Victim Compensation If you have been injured psychologically as a result of crime, you may be able to claim compensation. In The United States In the United States, there are [...]

Here’s How To Outsmart Criminals Abusing The Online Shopping Experience This Holiday Season

Here’s How To Outsmart Criminals Abusing The Online Shopping Experience This Holiday Season The biggest retail season of the year is around the corner, and you do not even need to leave the comfort of your home to participate. But Neither Do The Criminals Easy website design, increased social media traffic, and convenience has made buying and selling online products a pillar of the modern shopping experience. The COVID-19 pandemic has driven even more consumers [...]

Europol’s 2020 Cybercrime Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA)

SCARS™ Special Report: Europol’s 2020 Cybercrime Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) Europol’s 2020 cybercrime report updates on the latest trends and the current impact of cybercrime within the EU and beyond. Source: EUROPOL So much has changed since Europol published last year’s Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA). The global COVID-19 pandemic that hit every corner of the world forced us to reimagine our societies and reinvent the way we work and live. During [...]

SCARS™ Cyber Cold War: Nation-State Hacking From Russia

SCARS™ Cyber Cold War: Nation-State Hacking From Russia A recent UK report on Russian interference brought the issue of state-backed cyberattacks to the forefront. In July the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (ISC) published its long-awaited report into Russian interference. This offered further confirmation that Russia has been carrying out malicious cyber activity – both by itself and through “serious and organized crime groups” – in order to influence elections, attack critical infrastructure and [...]

SCARS™ Insight: What About Ukrainian Women?

SCARS™ Insight: What About Ukrainian Women? Africans Are Not The Only Romance Scammers Out There, Ukrainian & Russian Women Are Also Heavily Involved In Dating And Marriage Scams [lwptoc] In The World Of Romance, It Takes All Kinds. Every dating site has a huge number of Eastern European Women looking for willing men. How Do You Spot The Scammers From The Real Ones? It is much more difficult, if not impossible initially.  There are some [...]

SCARS™ Fake Female Identity – Example Scammer Profile In Use #987

SCARS™ Fake Female Identity - Example Scammer Profile In Use #987 Swedish Scammer by way of Ghana - SCAMMER: Priscilla Abekoe, 31 (Prisc2g4) priscilla_abekoe@yahoo.com   Priscilla Abekoe, 31 (Prisc2g4) priscilla_abekoe@yahoo.com / Priscilla_ebekoe@live.commailto:Priscilla_ebekoe@live.com - photo stolen from Karla Spice Lopez Stolen Photo From Karla Spice Lopez » This Romance Scammer Goes By: Priscilla Abekoe, 31  (Prisc2g4) priscilla_abekoe@yahoo.com Priscilla_ebekoe@live.com   The Scammer's Details Are: "Two Heads are Better Than One xoxoxx" Age: 31 Gender: Female [...]

Información Sobre Estafas Y Recursos Para Víctimas En Español

Información Sobre Estafas Y Recursos Para Víctimas En Español Lo sentimos por tu experiencia Nuestra organización tiene muchas páginas de Facebook y grupos de apoyo en español. Serían un mejor recurso para que lo ayude a comprender y recuperarse de su estafa. Estas son páginas de educación e información sobre estafas y estafadores: www..facebook.com/Amigas.Contra.Estafas/ www.facebook.com/Amigas-Mexicanas-Contra-Estafas-454422928330713/ www.facebook.com/Estafas-y-Estafadores-de-Espa%C3%B1a-una-pagina-de-Romancescamsnowcom-RSN-200620194094565/ www.facebook.com/RSN.Latin.American.Fakes/ Aquí está nuestro grupo de apoyo para víctimas de estafa en español: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Ayuda.y.Apoyo/   Informações sobre golpes e [...]

SCARS™ Scam News: Real U.K. Scammer Caught

SCARS™ Scam News: Real U.K. Scammer Caught How A Serial Conwoman Natalie Rivers Stole Thousands From Those She Befriended A serial conwoman’s trail of deceit can today be revealed after she was jailed for stealing a man’s life savings and falsely accusing him of rape. Natalie Rivers, from West End in Old Costessey, has stolen thousands of pounds from people she befriended over the past few years - including the elderly. The 35-year-old’s [...]

SCARS™ Scam News: Ukraine Fraudsters Cheated American Woman For $1.5 Million Dollars

SCARS™ Scam News: Ukraine Fraudsters Cheated American Woman For $1.5 Million Dollars As a result of the joint operation, this year by the Security Service of Ukraine and the USA Federal Bureau of Investigations, a group of fraudsters have been arrested in Kyiv. The young men were from Africa and created fake accounts in a social media network - specifically Facebook. They pretended to be a businessman from the USA, who was working and living [...]

The Fraudsters Didn’t Even Ask For Account Or Password Details

The Fraudsters Didn't Even Ask For Account Or Password Details Victim of sophisticated banking con reveals how she was tricked into transferring £4,000 to scammers Catherine Downey was duped into giving away £4000 by phone fraudsters. Catherine Downey thought only the most vulnerable in society were targeted by phone thieves posing as a bank The mother-of-three was victim to the 'most sophisticated' telephone scam yet. The con woman who called her was already able [...]

NEWS: Fraudsters Who Cost Taxpayers £120,000 In Hotel Bills And Living Costs Are Jailed

NEWS: Fraudsters Who Cost Taxpayers £120,000 In Hotel Bills And Living Costs Are Jailed 'Parasitic' Grenfell Fraudsters Who Cost Taxpayers £120,000 In Hotel Bills And Living Costs Are Jailed For A Total Of More Than Six Years Elaine Douglas, 51, and Tommy Brooks, 52, lived in the UK illegally since 2002 Jamaican nationals had told the council that they lived in a flat on the 19th floor   Judge Nicholas Wood said: 'I regard this [...]

Russian Bride Scam Emails

Last Updated on September 7, 2020 by SCARS Editorial Team

Russian Bride ScamScam A Scam is a confidence trick - a crime -  is an attempt to defraud a person or group after first gaining their trust through deception. Scams or confidence tricks exploit victims using their credulity, naïveté, compassion, vanity, irresponsibility, or greed and exploiting that. Researchers have defined confidence tricks as "a distinctive species of [...]

SCAMPEDIA: “European” Distribution Fraud

SCAMPEDIA: "European" Distribution Fraud What is: "European" Distribution Fraud? When a company from overseas (usually from Europe) delivers products to the UK or other destination but isn’t paid for the goods or the cost of shipping - it is done by payment terms (such as C.O.D. - Cash On Delivery or NET 30 Days). Fraudsters pretend to be from a well-known company or business name to make their order look authentic. Spot The Scam Your business [...]

2020-09-06T22:31:01-04:00July 25th, 2018|Categories: EUROPE SCAMS & SCAMMERS,