Law Enforcement & Scams

SCARS™ Scam News: Breaking News – Almost 1,000 Scammers Arrested In Malaysia

SCARS™ Scam News: Breaking News - Almost 1,000 Scammers Arrested In Malaysia Malaysia Arrests 1,000 Scammers In Country's Biggest Anti-Scam Operation! The Malaysian Immigration Department assaulted the premises that were suspected to be the headquarters of the online scam group that was coordinating Local and Chinese scammers in Cyberjaya just a while ago. Almost 1,000 people were arrested operating out of this technology business district. A special media conference will be held tomorrow [...]

SCARS™ Reference Library: Interacting with Scam Victims for Law Enforcement Officers, a SCARS Guide

SCARS™ Reference Library: Interacting with Scam Victims for Law Enforcement Officers, a SCARS Guide Basic Guidelines on Approaching & Interacting with Victims of Cyber-Enabled Crime (Online Scams) Download PDF Versions here » BACKGROUND The way people cope as victims of crime depends largely on their experiences immediately following the crime. As a law enforcement officer, you are usually the first official to approach victims. For this reason, you are in a unique position to help [...]

SCARS™ Scam News: Anti-Scam Story Of The Year! Arrests Exceed 70,000 Worldwide in 2019

SCARS™ Scam News: Anti-Scam Story Of The Year! Arrests Exceed 70,000 Worldwide in 2019 WORLDWIDE ARRESTS OF CYBERCRIMINALS HAVE PASSED 70,000 - COMPARED TO 21,000 IN 2018 China alone is responsible for more than 60,000 cyber/scammer arrests in 2019 [Source: China's Ministry of State Security & China News Service - as related by SCARS|CHINA] Internet Crime Crackdown Leads To 60,000 Arrests Officially Announced On November 15, 2019 By The Official PRC News Agency Internet [...]

SCARS™ Scam Basics: The Proper Scam Reporting Process [Infographics]

SCARS™ Scam Basics: The Proper Scam Reporting Process [Infographics] Yes It Makes A Difference How You Report Scammers Just posting a name, or photo, or link on Facebook accomplishes very little or nothing. It is strictly a placebo (unless people are actively taking down the fake profiles). But it does NOTHING to get them arrested. Neither does posting them on any of the thousands of amateur pretender or fake anti-scam group websites. SCARS is the [...]

SCARS™ Scam News: Nigerian Scammer Freed By City Of Chicago Illinois!

SCARS™ Scam News: Nigerian Scammer Freed By City Of Chicago Illinois! NIGERIAN SCAMMER CAPTURED IN THE U.S. AND LET GO BY THE CITY OF CHICAGO BECAUSE THEY DON'T LIKE THE PRESIDENT. Sanctuary City of Chicago Freed Nigerian Illegal Alien Scammer Accused of Stealing $22K THIS IS TRULY OUTRAGEOUS! Vincent Izuchukwu Ezeocha, a 27-year-old illegal alien from Nigeria The sanctuary city of Chicago, Illinois, released an illegal alien scammer into the public despite being [...]

SCARS™ Scam News: Woman Arrested After Laundering $300,000 in Online Scams

SCARS™ Scam News: Woman Arrested After Laundering $300,000 in Online Scams Jane Beth Rocha, 54, Has Been Arrested After Abilene Police (Texas USA) Alleges She Scammed Over $300,000 In Online Scams. According to the arrest report, Jana Beth Rocha was arrested on Friday night at Taco Casa where she worked. Rocha, 54, is charged with money laundering. According to reports on KTXS, Rocha is accused of money laundering after police discovered several instances of Rocha allegedly [...]

Knowledge – SCARS™

SCARS™ Insight: Phishing the Famous - Cybercriminal Sentenced Man Who Targeted Celebrities Sentenced; Simple Precautions Can Keep Your Information Safe Kwamaine Ford traveled in famous circles. He worked for a celebrity and had social media accounts that showed him living a glamorous life, surrounded by well-known people. But Ford, now 28, funded his lifestyle with an illegal hobby—using his knowledge of celebrities to phish their personal accounts and charge the associated credit cards. Between 2015 [...]

SCARS™ Insight: Avoid Teen Sextortion [VIDEO]

SCARS™ Insight: Avoid Teen Sextortion [VIDEO] From the Federal Bureau of Investigation: Dangerous Connections - Youth Face A Massive Risk of Sextortion Online One victim was a 14-year-old boy from West Virginia. Another victim from Michigan was only 12. Yet another was a 17-year-old girl from Ohio who attempted suicide in a desperate try to escape the situation. In total, the FBI was able to identify 20 young people who were harassed, threatened, and sexually [...]

SCARS™ Advocacy: Local Law Enforcement Everywhere Needs Cybercrime Specialists On Staff – Help Stop Scams

SCARS™ Advocacy: Local Law Enforcement Everywhere Needs Cybercrime Specialists On Staff - Help Stop Scams LOCAL CYBERCRIME LAW ENFORCEMENT NEEDS TO MODERNIZE SOLUTIONS DO NOT ALWAYS NEED TO BE COMPLICATED CLICK HERE TO SIGN OUR PETITION » In today's exploding cybercrime world almost no local police agencies have any real experience, knowledge, or professional staff dedicated to cybercrime law enforcement or to help the victims of cybercrime (scams) understand the real situation or what law [...]

SCARS™ Scam & Scamming News: 15 Nigerians Arrested As Malaysian Police Cripple Love Scam Syndicate

SCARS™ Scam & Scamming News: 15 Nigerians Arrested As Malaysian Police Cripple Love Scam Syndicate Malaysian Police have crippled a major "love scam" syndicate with the arrests of 15 Nigerians, says state police chief Datuk Mohamad Mat Yusop. He said the Africans, believed to have been active nationwide since 2017, were detained in separate locations in Port Dickson and Mambau here and in Puchong between July 2 and 7. With the arrests, police believe they [...]

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

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

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

SCARS™ 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 [...]