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SCARS|RSN™ Commentary: Defamatory Attack On SCARS

SCARS|RSN™ Commentary: Defamatory Attack On SCARS Every So Often A Fake Anti-Scam Group, Which Is Really Just Someone Hiding In Their Kitchen Decides That Are Going To Attack Our Organization This is called the "Tall Poppy Syndrome" (as the Australians say) In typical fashion another pretender fake amateur anti-scam Facebook page has gone after the SCARS Chairman directly in an attempt to aggrandize themselves.. We will not mention them by name, suffice to say they [...]

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™ 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, [...]

Amateur Facebook Anti-Scammers – SCARS|RSN™ Editorial

SCARS|RSN™ Editorial: Amateur Facebook Anti-Scammers WARNING: SO-CALLED REPORT SCAMMER PAGES/GROUPS ON FACEBOOK   It Seems Like ... It seems like every minute someone creates another Facebook page or starts a group on Facebook about scammers. At least 5 were created just this morning! They all claim to be instant experts. Many claim that THEY are the place to report scams. Some even claim they offer mental health services such as Counseling that REQUIRE [...]

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM VICTIM WARNING

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM VICTIM WARNING Official SCARS Statement Scam victims are being contacted on Facebook by someone from an amateur pretender one man anti-scam group to get victims to leave their support and recovery programs to join his. He is engaged in a campaign of defamation against our organization and others. Please be careful about who you believe out there. Some anti-scammers are so full of rage and hate that anyone not with them is an [...]

Victim’s 7 Deadly Sins – SCARS|RSN™ Scam Recovery

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Recovery: Victim's 7 Deadly Sins When Scam Victims Cross The Line WARNING: This Is Going To Be A Fire And Brimstone Kind Of Sermon About Scam Victims Its purpose is not to blame, shame, or condemn, but to help recent victims understand that their after-scam decisions have just as many consequences as their decision to let their scammer in. Who Are We To Talk About This? SCARS is a victims assistance and support [...]

How Do You Get Closure? – SCARS|RSN™ Psychology of Scams

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology of Scams: How Do You Get Closure? Closure Can Mean Different Things For Different People CLOSURE may be what someone needs to move on after a long relationship, after the death of a loved one, after a traumatic childhood event, or to overcome feelings of guilt for hurting someone in the past. However, closure after a romance scam is a different matter entirely. With a Romance Scam, there is no body to bury, [...]

Anti-Scam Groups Using The Name Of The United Nations – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Anti-Scam Groups Using The Name Of The United Nations Another Amateur Anti-Scam Group Is Now Claiming To Be The United Nations Because of the high risk of liability, we cannot name this group or their leader. However, this group has made numerous and continuing claims over the years that have been proven false that they have withdrawn and buried. However, this time, a formal complaint has been filed with the United Nations [...]

Remembering The Fallen – SCARS|RSN™ Editorial

SCARS|RSN™ Editorial: Remembering The Fallen - Past RSN Staff Over The Years We Have Had Many Team Members Work For Us Helping Victims. Some asked who is behind SCARS & RSN. So here is the short answer (made long). RSN was a corporation, and until July 2017 was a subsidiary of one of the related companies called PerfectReputations® (www.PerfectReputations.com ») owned by Dr. McGuinness, co-founder of such companies as TigerDirect » (originally called BLOC Development and others. [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Urban Legends: Chapter 10 – Anti-Scam Groups Are All Good

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Urban Legends: Chapter 10 - Anti-Scam Groups Are All Good Online Fraud Has Been With Us Since The Late 1980s And So Have Groups Claiming To Help Victims And Expose Scammers From the days of Compuserve, AOL, and Prodigy there are have been people that have tried to help others understand about scams - we started just that way 28 years ago on the old America Online and on the TigerDIrect.com website - [...]

SCARS|RSN COMMENTARY: The Truth About SCARS & What Haters Say

SCARS|RSN COMMENTARY: The Truth About SCARS & What Haters Say It is a new year and it is time for some hard truths and reflection as the year begins. One of the things we are told over and over is how certain anti-scam hate groups, well ... HATE US Over the years we wondered why that was. We are fighting the good fight. We are helping thousands through our victims' assistance efforts. We educate and [...]

RSN™ Commentary: Change In RSN Editorial Policy

RSN™ Commentary: Change In RSN Editorial Policy This week has been an interesting one on many levels. We have an attack by another anti-scam group supported by Facebook, we had an election that risks our progress against scammers, and one of our employees left our employment over hate and treats we received.   We have always prided ourselves on our transparency, however, from here on out we will not be discussing our Advocacy activities on [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Being An Internet Troll Can Send You To Jail!

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Being An Internet Troll Can Send You To Jail! HARASSMENT ONLINE IS A CRIME In The United States Being An Online Hater, Troll Or Bully Is A Violation Of U.S. Federal Law. It is important to understand this as many people believe they can get away with anything online and especially on Facebook. Updated March 2, 2019 Being An Internet Troll Can Send You To Jail! Under United States Law - Title [...]

RSN™ Guide: Doxing & Scammer Revenge

RSN™ Guide: Doxing & Scammer Revenge Exposing Your Personal Information For Revenge As we have said before, most scammer threats are just more lies attempting to get victims to pay. However, there are a couple of cases where they may engage in revenge if the victims confront and angers the scammer needlessly. The best strategy is always to go silent and block everywhere! REMEMBER: DO NOT CONFRONT YOUR SCAMMERS Do Not Confront Scammers When You [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scammer Urban Legends – Chapter 4 – Obsessive Scammer Exposing – Updated

SCARS|RSN™ Scammer Urban Legends - Chapter 4 - Obsessive Scammer Exposing Originally published chapters 3 and 4 were together, we split them for greater clarity. The Compulsion To Expose! When someone is recently victimized by a romance scammer they fall into one of four main categories: Those that simply hide Those that panic Those that are enraged & want revenge Those that want to understand After some time passes they will develop distinct Mindsets, but that is [...]

RSN Defamed – Romance Scams Now™ Goes Forward With Law Suits Against Internet Trolls

Romance Scams Now™ Goes Forward With Law Suits Against Internet Trolls Updated: March 2, 2019 SCARS|RSN EDITOR'S NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN JANUARY 2017 BEFORE RSN / ROMANCE SCAMS NOW WAS ACQUIRED BY SCARS - WHICH IS WHY YOU DO NOT SEE THE APPROPRIATE REFERENCES. IN THE TWO YEARS SINCE THIS PERIOD OF CONFLICT SCARS HAS CONTINUOUSLY HAD TO DEFEND ITSELF FROM HATERS AND TROLLS, NOT TO MENTION SOCIAL MEDIA GIANT FACEBOOK. AS LONG [...]

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