SUPPORT & INFORMATION FOR NEW SCAM VICTIMS

We Are SCARS And We Support Scam Victims Worldwide INFORMATION FOR NEW SCAM VICTIMS After the scam, you are going to be confused, angry, traumatized, and you need to know what you can do! Anger and revenge are not the path. Learning and regaining control of your life are the direction to recovery. Here are a series of guides and information that will help you better understand what your [...]

SCARS™ Guide: Clones – Copying Profiles & Identities

SCARS™ Guide: Clones - Copying Profiles & Identities Cloning: Can My Real Grandmother Please Stand Up? Let The Scamming Begin! [lwptoc] Portions from Anonymous Most Of Us Have Heard Someone Say This: "Someone Cloned My Profile" And they alert you that their profile must have been cloned! (The other over used favorite term is "someone hacked by profile") The Urban Legend is that almost every account is being cloned. Your picture and your name have [...]

FBI Warning About Scammers Recruiting Mules

FBI Warning About Scammers Recruiting Mules The FBI Regularly Investigates Money Mules Money Laundering Is Both A U.S. Federal Crime & A State Crime In Many States Cybercriminals Use Online Dating Sites To Conduct Confidence/Romance Scams And Recruit Money Mules Review: What Is Confidence/Romance Fraud? (Also Know As A Romance Scam) Confidence/romance fraud (Romance Scams) occurs when a scammer deceives a victim into believing they have a trust [...]

What Is A Money Mule? – An Overview

What Is A Money Mule? - An Overview Money Mules Are An Integral Part Of Transnational Crime Networks What are they and how do they work? What Is A Money Mule? - An Overview Money Muling More than 90% of money mule transactions identified through the European Money Mule Actions are linked to cybercrime. The illegal money often comes from criminal activities like phishing, malware attacks, online auction [...]

Bride Scams • A SCARS Guide

Bride Scams • A SCARS Guide Men Are Frequently Lured Into Scams Where They Seek A Bride But End Up Losing Large Amounts Of Money! This also affects the LGBTQ community too Bride Scams A bride scam is a form of romance scam or relationship scam - a confidence trick that aims to defraud potential grooms (partners) with the offer of a foreign bride. The basis of the [...]

The SCARS Campaign To Boycott Ghana

The SCARS Campaign To Boycott Ghana The Ghana Government Must Address The Issue Of Cybercrimes! Ghana Completely Ignores Their Own Cybercriminals! Tens of thousands are victimized by Ghana Scammers EVERY MONTH! But there are literally no arrests made by the Ghana Police! In contrast, the Nigerian Police & the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will be arresting thousands of scammers & fraudsters. We must assume that Ghana [...]

Socially Engineered / Social Engineering Scams [Updated][VIDEOS]

Socially Engineered / Social Engineering Scams [Updated] A SCARS™ Guide Originally published: May 2018 You have probably heard the term "Social Engineering' before, but what is it? Social Engineering Is ... Social engineering, in the context of information security, refers to the psychological manipulation of people into performing actions or divulging confidential information. It is a type of confidence trick (scam) for the purpose of information gathering, fraud, [...]

Stranger Trust – How Did You Get Captured In A Scam

Stranger Trust - How Did You Get Captured In A Scam Trusting A Stranger Was Your Major Mistake From this mistake, everything else flowed! Psychology of Scams: Stranger Trust - How Did You Get Captured In A Scam Talking To And Trusting Strangers, And The Captive Flow We All Know We Are Not Supposed To Automatically Trust Strangers - Then Why Do We? Let's explore why we are so [...]

Romance Scams Are No Joke

Romance Scams Are No Joke New FTC Data Shows Scams Are Increasing The Typical Victim Is Losing More Than Ever Before! Is It Amour – Or Scam-More? Online romance may begin with Panic! It begins with High Hopes, but all too often it ends with the conclusion that – to quote the J. Geils Band – Love Stinks. According to the United States Federal Trade Commission Far be [...]

Fakes On Facebook & Social Media – A SCARS Quick Guide

SCARS™ Resources - Recognizing Fake IDs & Profiles This will provide useful information that will help you identify fakes on Facebook and social media. Remember, there are well over 1 billion fake profiles on Facebook alone. The photos and the names do not matter, it is the behavior or the story that matters! But you can use the hints in this to help you. Spotting Fakes On Facebook A [...]

Scam Basics: Love for Sale

Scam Basics: Love for Sale According To Law Enforcement Who Investigate Online Romance Scams Worldwide, These Dating Or Sweetheart Scams Follow A Surprisingly Consistent Arc Here’s how these online frauds or swindles typically unfold. 1. The Bait The scammers set up a fake profile on a social-media or dating site. The man they invent is a ruggedly handsome, middle-aged widower who yearns to love again. He usually works in a serious job in a far-flung [...]