Protecting Elderly Victims In Denial Over Scams – 2021

Protecting Elderly Victims In Denial Over Scams A SCARS Insight For Desperate Families A significant number of elderly victims cannot recognize or accept they are being scammed even after their family proves it to them. This will explore ways to protect them. There Are Times When You Have To Intervene This guide is intended for family members of victims in complete denial. It is not intended for scam victims, but [...]

How To Confront A Scam Victim In Total Denial

How To Confront A Scam Victim In Total Denial For Families & Friends Of Scam Victims A SCARS Guide How To Confront A Scam Victim In Total Denial What To Say To A Romance Scam Addict In Denial IMPORTANT: If you are a victim and you are reading this - IT DOES NOT APPLY TO YOU! You are already working through your scam, you are seeking knowledge and help to [...]

Intervention For Relatives Of Scam Victims In Total Denial

Intervention for Relatives of Scam Victims in Total Denial For Families and Friends of Scam Victims A SCARS Guide A SCARS Guide: Intervention For Relatives Of Scam Victims In Total Denial Why Do Some People Refuse To Get It? INTRODUCTION This guide is intended for family members of scam victims that are in denial and refuse to accept that they are being scammed. This is NOT for scam victims themselves. [...]

How To Detect Scams In Someone You Know – A Guide For Family & Friends

How To Detect Scams In Someone You Know A Guide For Family & Friends You Can't Help Them Unless You Are Fairly Certain They Are Being Scammed - This Guide Will Help You To Know! A SCARS Insight What If Someone You Know Is A Victim Of Fraud Or A Scam? Here Are Signs To Look Out For The list of clues: A big change in their availability A change [...]

Scammer Name-Calling – Please Just Stop It!

Scammer Name-Calling - Please Just Stop It! You Are Not Hurting Them, You Are Hurting Yourself! A SCARS Insight Why Stop Calling Scammers Names!? Calling Criminals Names Only Hurts Their Victims! We all see it all the time in the news, in commentary, and on social media. People calling criminals names - putting them down. But Why Do People Do It? This is an age-old attempt at chasing [...]

From Victim To Criminal

From Victim To Criminal Scam Victims Can Easily Cross The Line During A Scam And Afterward Make you that you are not engaged in illegal activities! SCARS™ Scam Basics: From Victim To Criminal How Can A Scam Victim Be Transformed Into A Criminal? IT HAPPENS ALL THE TIME! There are millions of romance scam victims around the world. More than a million in Europe, perhaps as many as [...]

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 [...]

Failure Is A Choice

You Have A Choice To Make! Failure Is A Choice However, YOU Can Recover If You Want! We Will Help You! ARE YOU CHOOSING TO FAIL? When You Are Scammed, Why Wouldn't You Want To Protect Yourself? Strangely, many scam victims ignore their own safety. Yes, only about half of victims bother to follow the recommended actions to secure their own safety. Even members of this group have [...]

A Scam Victim’s 7 Deadly Sins

A Scam Victim's 7 Deadly Sins After a scam, bad decision making continues and leads many victims in directions that may feel satisfying but delays or avoids recovery. Originally Published April 2019 - Updated January 2021 When Scam Victims Turn To The Dark Side WARNING: Just because you are a scam victim does not make you an expert at cybercrime nor will it instantly make your decision making [...]

Stages Of A Victim’s Experience Without Support

Stages Of A Victim’s Experience Without Support After a scam, scam victims experience several states - this is a different view of that experience from the grief-cycle or stages of recovery. This summary of these stages refers to the scam victim's experience without support, counseling, or therapy. • Minimization and Denial The victim denies the seriousness of the situation and excuses the abuser or calls them names: “He is stupid. He is scum. It didn’t [...]

The Hardest Subject – The Truth

The Hardest Subject - The Truth Originally published in 2017 - Updated December 2020 When it comes to Romance Scams there is no ONE TRUTH There are actually FOUR TRUTHS The Victim's Truth The Scammer's Truth Law Enforcement's Truth Society's Truth What are these and why are they different? You, who are visiting this page are probably a scam victim. That means you feel wronged, You feel like you were taken advantage of, and nobody [...]

SCARS™ Support: Open Letter To A Victim In Pain

SCARS™ 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 recovery ? Not possible anymore I lost all,and my self respect and more I do not want to [...]