What Does The FBI’s IC3.gov Actually Do?

What Does The FBI's IC3.gov Actually Do? Helping Scam Victims Report These Crimes A SCARS Special Report Originally Published 2018 What Is The FBI's IC3.gov? The FBI's IC3 Accepts Online Internet Crime Complaints From Either The Actual Victim Or From A Third Party To The Complainant They say that they can best process a complaint if they receive accurate and complete information from the person making the report. They request [...]

Congratulations To The Victims Of The Dallas Scammers! This Scammer Received A 14 Year Sentence! [Part 1]

Congratulations To The Victims Of The Dallas Scammers! Part 1 This Scammer Received A 14 Year Sentence! SCARS Was There! A SCARS Advocacy Report A Week Ago Scam Victims Triumphed In Dallas Texas & SCARS Was Right There In The Court! EXCLUSIVE NEWS On October 22, 2021, our own SCARS' Director Debby Montgomery Johnson was in the Dallas courtroom in support of 80+ romance scam victims, including some in our [...]

Congratulations To The Victims Of The Dallas Scammers! Dallas Scam Victim Interview! [Part 2]

Congratulations To The Victims Of The Dallas Scammers! Part 2 Dallas Scam Victim Interview! A SCARS Advocacy Report A Week Ago Scam Victims Triumphed In Dallas Texas & SCARS Was Right There In The Court! PART 2: EXCLUSIVE AUDIO INTERVIEW On October 22, 2021, our own SCARS' Director Debby Montgomery Johnson was in the Dallas courtroom in support of 80+ romance scam victims, including some in our own SCARS support [...]

New Government Impersonation Scam Warning

New Government Impersonation Scam A Scam Warning Provided by SCARS Scammers Posing as Federal Court and Law Enforcement The U.S. Attorney’s Office and the FBI have issued a new scam warning. They are seeing renewed activity where perpetrators/scammers/fraudsters are posing as federal authorities to scare victims into sending money or cryptocurrency! In one of the latest examples, the perpetrators emailed a letter claiming to be from a federal court about [...]

SCARS Files Complaint With The Department of Justice Inspector General’s Office Against The FBI

SCARS Files Complaint With The Department of Justice Inspector General's Office Regarding Crime Victims Rights by the Federal Bureau of Investigation SCARS Victims' Advocacy The following is the text of that complaint: Attention: Office of the Inspector General, Department of Justice Regarding the Federal Bureau of Investigation, IC3.gov - Systematic Institutional Violation of the Rights of Crime Victims. September 8, 2021 Our organization SCARS (Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams [...]

COMING SOON – SCARS Police Interaction Support & Guidance For Scam Victims

COMING SOON Important Information For New & Past Scam Victims In the Next Month We will be Building A New Section For Scam Victims SCARS Police Interaction Support & Guidance For Scam Victims This new guide for scam victims will include features of benefit to both scam victims and their local police departments to help bring an end to the poor understanding that the police have about scams. SCARS literally [...]

2020 Scams Hit New Records – Millions More Victims

2020 Scams Hit New Records - Millions More Victims New Data Shows 2020 Was a Pandemic In Scams A SCARS Special Report 2020 Was The Year Scams Exploded Everywhere! Of Course, It Was Because Of The Pandemic! People are isolated. Shut-in and alone. Limited casual interaction. All of these are a breeding ground for scammer opportunities. And scammers were ready to capitalize on it. Some reports from Nigeria [...]

The Saga of the Afghan Princess – A 9/11 Terrorism Connection to Scams & Scammers

The Saga of the Afghan Princess A 9/11 Terrorism Connection to Scams & Scammers A Scam Victim's Story presented by SCARS A Random Email From Afghanistan In 2001 the SCARS founder was contacted by an Afghan Princess and almost lured into a scam being run by Al Qaeda This is the true story of how terrorism is directly connected to scamming, and how it is used to derive [...]

The FBI Issues A Warning About Synthetic Content

The FBI Issues A Warning About Synthetic Content Helping You Spot Fake Altered or Photoshopped Images Synthetic Content Now Represents A Significant Threat! Malicious Actors Almost Certainly Will Leverage Synthetic Content for Cyber and Foreign Influence Operations Malicious actors almost certainly will leverage synthetic content for cyber and foreign influence operations in the next 12-18 months. Foreign actors are currently using synthetic content in their influence campaigns, and [...]

FBI Releases 2020 Internet Crime Report [UPDATED]

FBI Releases 2020 Internet Crime Report In 2020, while the American public was focused on protecting our families from a global pandemic and helping others in need, cybercriminals took advantage of an opportunity to profit from our dependence on technology to go on an Internet crime spree. These criminals used phishing, spoofing, extortion, and various types of Internet-enabled fraud to target the most vulnerable in our society - medical workers searching for personal protective [...]

Landmark Case Changes Everything For Money Mules

Landmark Case Changes Everything For Money Mules Impatience With Money Mules Is Driving Prosecution Mules Have Limited Time To Report And Respond Before Prosecution Is Put On The Table Money Mules Are The Backbone Of Online Criminal Enterprises More and More, Police & Prosecutors Are Losing Patience with Mules that Do Not Come Forward to End the Criminality! HERE ARE TWO EXAMPLES CASE #1 Bristol Woman Pleads Guilty [...]

FBI Advice On Children’s Online Dangers

FBI Advice On Children's Online Dangers Advice on how to keep your family safe online! United States Attorney’s Office, FBI Warns of Online Dangers As the world continues to operate in a more virtual environment due to COVID-19 restrictions, Acting United States Attorney Daniel P. Bubar and Christopher R. Derrickson, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Richmond Division are reminding people to continue to be vigilant [...]

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 [...]

Europe Continues The Global Crackdown On Money Mules

Europe Continues The Global Crackdown On Money Mules Law Enforcement Is Losing Patience With Mules! Mules are the lifeline for transnational criminal enterprise 422 Arrested And 4,031 Money Mules Identified In Global Crackdown On Money Laundering In Europe this year, law enforcement authorities from 26 countries and Europol announced the results of the European Money Mule Action ‘EMMA 6’, a worldwide operation against money mule schemes. Between September [...]

Criminal Crack Down On Money Mules Worldwide

Law Enforcement Is Hunting Down Money Mules Criminal Crack Down On Money Mules Worldwide A SCARS™ Special Report Now is the time to report this while you can still be innocent! More and more, law enforcement is less likely to look the other way when it comes to Money Mules. It depends on the circumstances but more and more Money Mules are being prosecuted and going to jail! [...]

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