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SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: From Victim To Criminal

SCARS|RSN™ 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 6 million in the United States alone. This is happening and it is very real. Victims know this and live it. But there are ways that this can go from bad to worse [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Too Many Friends

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Too Many Friends ANTI-SCAM TIP: TOO MANY FRIENDS Let's be real for a second. Adding someone who has thousands of friends to your Facebook friend's list (or connections on any social media) is like unsafe sex! Any interaction is going to leave you infected. Why? Because there is no way that they actually know all of these people, so it automatically means they accept friends (or connections) that contact them out of [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Dead Wife

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Dead Wife It Is Amazing How Many Military Soldiers Online (Strangers) Lose Their Wives To Auto Accidents! Have you ever noticed that in most romance scams that target women, the soldier or the engineer or the businessman or diplomat always has lost their wife to a serious accident, leaving them to raise their daughter or son alone? Being a soldier is a dangerous profession, yet if we are to believe scammers, it [...]

Cybercriminals Leverage Google Translate To Hide Their Phishing Sites – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Cybercriminals Leverage Google Translate To Hide Their Phishing Sites Attackers Are Using A New Technique That Uses Google Translate To Hide The Real Domain Of Their Phishing Sites. This phishing technique works more effectively in mobile devices when compared to desktops. Researchers uncovered that attackers are using a new technique that leverages Google Translate to hide the real domain of their phishing sites. Phishing emails using this technique aren’t complex at all [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Quick Guide: Fakes On Facebook

SCARS|RSN™ Quick Guide: Fakes On Facebook SCARS|RSN™ Resources: Recognizing Fake IDs FAKE MILITARY ID CARDS Right Up Front – If Someone Sends You A Photo Of Their Military ID Card They ARE A Scammer! That is because it is illegal for United States Military personnel to copy their ID cards. It is that simple! However, so many people want to understand how to make sure they are fakes that we have [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Commentary: Helping Others

SCARS|RSN™ Commentary: Helping Others How Can You Really Help Others? When people are new to all of this they always say they want to stop it and help others. However, before you can help others you have to help yourself. You have to stabilize and go down your own path of recovery first. The best way to help is to become a volunteer. Start by helping those in your own group. Bring things to the [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics:  Scammer Grammar!

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics:  Scammer Grammar! Originally Published January 2010 - Updated April 20, 2019 One of the easiest ways to spot scammers from Ghana, or Nigeria, etc. is their use of language. Introduction To Scammer Grammer They have learned it is better to steal information from others - to steal profile text from real people. Or to use the chat session scripts they buy - but eventually, they may have to modify them [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Staying Safe Online: Dealing with Cyberbullies

SCARS|RSN™ Staying Safe Online: Dealing with Cyberbullies Bullies Are Taking Advantage Of Technology To Intimidate And Harass Their Victims. Dealing With Cyberbullying Can Be Difficult, But There Are Steps You Can Take. What Is Cyberbullying? CYBERBULLYING REFERS TO THE PRACTICE OF USING TECHNOLOGY TO HARASS, OR BULLY, SOMEONE ELSE - IT IS ALSO AGAINST THE LAW Bullies used to be restricted to methods such as physical intimidation, postal mail, or the telephone. Now, [...]

Nigerian Man Sentenced To Jail For Running A Scam Instagram Business Page  – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Nigerian Man Sentenced To Jail It Was For Running A Scam Instagram Business Page According To The Nigerian press: Social media has been used as a platform by many entrepreneurs as a means of getting their good and services to a wider audience. While many business owners have used the platform to run honest business, it is the complete opposite in the case of this Nigerian man. A man who has been [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Cybersecurity Guide: Protecting Against Ransomware

SCARS|RSN™ Cybersecurity Guide: Protecting Against Ransomware All about ransomware Ever wondered what all the ransomware fuss is about? You've heard about it at the office or read about it in the news. Maybe you've got a pop-up on your computer screen right now warning of a ransomware infection. Well, if you’re curious to learn all there is to know about ransomware, you’ve come to the right place. We'll tell you about ransomware’s different forms, how [...]

Why Do Scammers Always Ask You To Chat Somewhere Else? – SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Why Do Scammers Always Ask You To Chat Somewhere Else? Why Do They Ask To Chat Somewhere Else? First, it is important to understand the risks of social media for scammers. Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter are high-value properties for scammers and they are easily lost. It takes time to create a profile and if they are talking with 20 victims they can't have all of that activity on their profile. So they [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Fake News: Rumors & Lies About Anyscam.com

SCARS|RSN™ Fake News: Rumors & Lies About Anyscam.com There is a rumor being spread around that we charge a FEE to report scammers on Anyscam.com THIS IS NOT TRUE IT IS A FREE SERVICE   Please Visit www.Anyscam.com Yourself And Confirm It!   Be careful about the urban legends that you believe out there. There are so many incompetent amateur ant-scam hate groups out there that just make things up. You have to be smarter [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Talking with Kids About Being Online

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Talking with Kids About Being Online From: First Lady Melania Trump, White House, and the Federal Trade Commission, Washington D.C. This guide from the Federal Trade Commission covers issues to raise with kids about living their lives online. Introduction By First Lady Melania Trump As First Lady, I want to nurture the most valuable part of our society and our future: children. As adults, we take responsibility for helping children [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Forgetful Scammers

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Forgetful Scammers Why Do They Forget What You Talked About? Remember that scammers are working many other victims at the same time. Imagine you had a hundred girl or boyfriends - you would never be able to keep it all straight without a spreadsheet. In fact, scammers do maintain careful records of each victim's details. But they are just human and sometimes they connect to a victim when their laptop is not available. [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Why Do They Call You Dear?

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Why Do They Call You Dear? Why do they use "Dear" or "Sweetheart" or other endearments? en·dear·ment noun - plural noun: endearments a word or phrase expressing love or affection. synonyms: sweet nothings, sweet words, sweet talk, affectionate talk, soft words; expressing love or affection. "a term of endearment," synonyms: affection, fondness, tenderness, feeling, sentiment, warmth, love, liking, care, regard, attachment"he spoke to her formally and without endearment" Here is a list of endearments - but note that endearments are language and even [...]

Another Nigerian Arrested In Cambodia – SCARS|RSN™ SCAMMERS ARRESTED

SCARS|RSN™ SCAMMERS ARRESTED: Another Nigerian Arrested In Cambodia Nigerian Man & Cambodian Wife Arrested For Fraud in Cambodia A 37-year-old Nigerian man, Shehu Bello Akharuku and his Cambodian wife, Kim Sreykouch, 24, have been apprehended for fraud-related offenses. According to Local News: That the couple is being detained in Prey Sar prison, Cambodia,  allegedly at the request of U.S. Embassy staff. They were arrested on April 3, following a complaint from the US Embassy in [...]

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