Why Internet Fraud Thrives – A Nigerian Perspective [Updated]

Why Internet Fraud Thrives A Nigerian Perspective A SCARS Insight Why Nigerian Online Fraud Thrives According to Blueprint (Nigeria) ... Why internet fraud thrives Even though crimes have been with society for ages, the recent upsurge in internet crime is unparalleled. ELEOJO IDACHABA in this report examines the indices and the causes of what is now referred to as internet or simply yahoo yahoo fraud. They live exotic [...]

Nigerian ‘Yahoo Boys’ Are Posing as US Military Members on Facebook

Nigerian 'Yahoo Boys' Are Posing as US Military Members on Facebook Courtesy of Military.com Presented by SCARS for Scam Victims An Insightful Article From Military.com About Nigerian Scammers! Video from Military.com - contains advertisement Courtesy of Military.com Nigerian 'Yahoo Boys' Are Posing as US Military Members on Facebook 5 Jul 2019 Military.com | By James Barber Facebook scammers go under [...]

SCARS™ Guide: Clones – Copying Profiles & Identities

SCARS™ Guide: Clones - Copying Profiles & Identities Cloning: Can My Real Grandmother Please Stand Up? Let The Scamming Begin! [lwptoc] Portions from Anonymous Most Of Us Have Heard Someone Say This: "Someone Cloned My Profile" And they alert you that their profile must have been cloned! (The other over used favorite term is "someone hacked by profile") The Urban Legend is that almost every account is being cloned. Your picture and your name have [...]

SCARS™ Urban Legends: Do Something Useful With Their Lives!

SCARS™ Urban Legends: Do Something Useful With Their Lives! We hear it almost every day. A victim will comment as though asking a scammer "Why don't you do something useful for others?" This is not going to be a popular view since most victims want to vilify scammers as being evil, lazy, or worthless. But the truth is far different. The truth is the most scammers are running a business, and like all businesses, it [...]

Urban Legends: The Lone Scammer [UPDATED]

Urban Legends: Single Scammer [UPDATED] In Today's World Scammers Work In Teams! A typical scammer team can be from 3 to 18, sometimes much more The Lone Scammer - Almost No Such Thing Online Scamming Has Changed A Lot Over The Decades That It Has Existed Originally published December 2017, Updated February 2021 Online scamming started with the old Compuserve and America Online, and then other services of [...]

OPEN LETTER TO THE PEOPLE OF NIGERIA [UPDATED 2021]

OPEN LETTER TO THE PEOPLE OF NIGERIA [UPDATED 2021] SCARS Ends its Boycott of Nigeria The progress has been significant and meaningful! Nigeria has made great progress. We got their attention and things are improving. That was our goal! Nigerian Boycott Campaign In 2016 we began a campaign to get the attention of the Nigerian Government Nigerian scams were growing exponentially and completely out of control. We felt [...]

Several Nigerian Nationals Sentenced to United States Federal Prison

Nigerian Nationals Sentenced to Nine Years in Federal Prison Nigerians Operate Scams Worldwide - In the U.S. & Other Countries In the past, Nigerians were limited to Nigeria & Great Britain, but no longer. However, unlike other criminal enterprises - victims have little to fear from them locally. Nigerian National Sentenced to Nine Years in Federal Prison for a Money Laundering Conspiracy Related to a Romance Scam and [...]

How Some Academics View Scamming In Africa

How Some Academics View Scamming In Africa A SCARS Special Report The View Of Academic Apologists On Ghana Scammers! Updated: March 2021 Meet Jenna Burrell, Associate Profession of the University of Berkeley, California. A progressive associate professor at their school of Information. The video below represents a prevailing view amongst American Progressive Academics that "Young Men" in Ghana are marginalized by Western Countries, and for that reason turn [...]

Understanding The Narcissist Scammer

Understanding The Narcissist Scammer Understanding how scammers can be and do what they do is complex! What Is It About These Scammers? They Are More Than Just Criminals, They Are Mentally Suited For Scamming Is this a cultural problem in West Africa? This relates to the Video About: A Nigerian Scammer Gets Arrested [VIDEO] Our staff was shocked to see this video. We have seen others, and it is [...]

Special Report: Scammers Run A University in Ghana

Special Report: Scammers Run A University in Ghana Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology A Special Report Form 2015 | Updated: March 2021 Scammer Training Ground In Ghana Our research has found that a significant percentage of Romance Scammers originate from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana We think this is, in part, because for many this is the first time they have [...]

Popular Nigerian Slang You Can Use To Detect A Scammer

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SCARS™ Special Report: Indian IRS Scams – How They Work?

SCARS™ Special Report: Indian IRS Scams - How They Work? An Individual Indian Scammer Explains How The Fake IRS Call Center Scams Work Jayesh, a 19-year-old from Mumbai, India, explains how he worked in a fraudulent telephone boiler room pretending to be an IRS agent collecting taxes as he called people all over America. The video is followed by examples of fake IRS threats and Jayesh's explanation of how they worked. PLEASE SHARE OUR ARTICLES [...]

SCARS™ Scam & Scamming News: Nigerian EFCC Arrests 27 ‘Yahoo-Boys’

SCARS™ Scam & Scamming News: Nigerian EFCC Arrests 27 ‘Yahoo-Boys’ Nigerian EFCC Arrests 27 Suspected ‘Yahoo-Boys’ In Osogbo, Nigeria And Recovers 8 Exotic Cars The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, Thursday arrested 27 suspected internet fraudsters suspected to be Yahoo boys in Osogbo when the operatives of the Commission swept on their hideouts. The early morning raid led to the arrest of 27 men and four ladies suspected to [...]