Government & Scams

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 [...]

We’ve Canceled Your Social Security Number- SCARS|RSN™ SCAM WARNING

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM WARNING: "We've Canceled Your Social Security Number" Click On The Title In The Content Box Below To View The Full Story     SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.     TAGS: Scam News, News About Scams, News About Scammers, Global Scamming News, Social Security Scam, Phone Scam, Phishing Scam, - - - - - - - - - - - - - - END - - - - - [...]

The New Order On The Internet & Product Safety – SCARS|RSN™ Safety

SCARS|RSN™ Safety: The New Order On The Internet & Product Safety We Have To Change Our Attitudes And Behaviors In The Beginning In the days of AmericaOnline, Compuserve, Prodigy, and even the early days of the web in the 90s, it was all about exploring the amazing world online. You would reach out to complete strangers and develop incredible connections, making friends in the farthest corners of the globe. But Those Days Are [...]

Reporting To The FBI Around The World – SCARS|RSN™

SCARS|RSN™ Reporting Scams: Reporting To The FBI Around The World The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation maintains offices around the world, including in Ghana and Nigeria. The FBI has offices around the globe. These offices—called legal attachés or legats—are located in U.S. embassies. For more than seven decades, the FBI has stationed special agents and other personnel overseas to help protect Americans back home by building relationships with principal law enforcement, intelligence, and security services [...]

Only A Week Left – Avoid Tax Scams – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Only A Week Left - Avoid Tax Scams Scams to Avoid This Tax Season More consumers are complaining about imposters claiming to be from the IRS Click On The Title In The Content Box Below To View The Full Story     SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.     TAGS: Scam News, News About Scams, News About Scammers, Global Scamming News, Tax Scams, IRS Scams - - - [...]

SCARS Advocacy – Meeting With Saudi Arabian Police

SCARS|RSN™ Advocacy Report: Saudi Arabia 2019 On March 27th 2019, an event was held by the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Culture in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabi. This was to kick off their 2030 National Transformation Plan » for modernization. This was attended by our Chairman and one of our Board Members. Ministry of Culture Website » The first event was met with major fanfare (here is one of their press releases » the event [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Government Report: FTC Releases 2018 Privacy and Data Security Update

SCARS|RSN™ Government Report: FTC Releases 2018 Privacy and Data Security Update The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s primary privacy and data security enforcer, released its annual report highlighting its privacy and data security work for 2018. [See Below] The FTC’s privacy and security enforcement actions in 2018 included shutting down revenge porn website MyEx.com, approving a settlement with peer-to-peer payment service Venmo over deceptive privacy settings, approving an expanded settlement with Uber Technologies, Inc. to resolve data security and privacy [...]

How You Just Might Get Your Money Back! – A SCARS|RSN™ Special Report

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: How You Just Might Get Your Money Back! The following is an editorial and is NOT intended to express a legal opinion. We strongly recommend that all matters of law be discussed and reviewed with a licensed attorney. There Just Might Be A Way To Recover Some Money Is Specific Countries SMALL CLAIMS COURT What is a Small Claim? Small-claims courts have limited jurisdiction to hear civil cases between private litigants. Courts authorized to try small [...]

Risk To Victims Is Increasing – SCARS|RSN™ Commentary

SCARS|RSN™ Commentary: Risk To Victims Is Increasing Victims Are Ever More At Risk Of Prosecution And Litigation Over Their Silence And Failure To Report Their Scams IMPORTANT CHANGES IN LAW ENFORCEMENT AND LEGAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR VICTIMS You may not have known it but more and more victims are being held accountable for the scams they are engaged in. This almost always applies to those that DO NOT REPORT scams but are discovered as [...]

Three Romanians Plead Guilty In $21 Million Phishing Scheme – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Three Romanians Plead Guilty In $21 Million Phishing Scheme The trio intruded into U.S. computer servers, sent phishing messages to thousands, and stole Social Security and bank account information. ATLANTA - Robert Codrut Dumitrescu has pleaded guilty to federal charges of wire fraud conspiracy, computer fraud and abuse, and aggravated identity theft in connection with a Romania-based scheme that stole $21 million worth of Social Security and bank account information. His conspirators, [...]

SCARS Declaration For Victim’s Dignity

SCARS Declaration For Victim's Dignity Today is March 1st, 2019 - March Forward Day! The Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams releases its SCARS Declaration For Victim's Dignity and the Rights of Cybercrime Victims. To read the full Declaration please click here »     SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.   TAGS: SCARS, Declaration, Cybercrime Victims, Scam Victims, Victim's Dignity, Victim's Right, Fairness, - - - - - - - - - [...]

Europol Releases New Ransomware Tool – SCARS|RSN™ CYBERCRIME NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ CYBERCRIME NEWS: Europol Releases New Ransomware Tool No More Ransom To The Rescue: New Decryption Tool Released For Latest Version Of Gandcrab Ransomware Free decryption tool could save victims millions in ransomware payments The wait for the victims of GandCrab is over: a new decryption tool has been released today for free on the No More Ransom depository for the latest strand of GandCrab, one of the world’s most prolific ransomware to date. This tool was [...]

Cell Phone Scam – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Cell Phone Scam Fifth Defendant Sentenced to Prison for Sophisticated International Cellphone Fraud Scheme A former West Palm Beach, Florida resident who was extradited to the United States from the Dominican Republic was sentenced to 65 months in prison today for multiple criminal charges in connection with a sophisticated global cell phone fraud scheme that involved compromising cellphone customers’ accounts and “cloning” their phones to make fraudulent international calls. U.S. Attorney Ariana [...]

Official FTC IRS Imposter Scams [Infographic] – SCARS|RSN™ Insight

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Official FTC IRS Imposter Scams [Infographic]   Official FTC IRS Imposter Scams Infographic SCARS #ActAgainstScams Campaign     SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.   TAGS: Federal Trade Commission, FTC, Internal Revenue Service, United States Government, IRS, Phone Scams, IRS Scam, Gift Card Scam, iTunes Scam, Tax Scam, Infographic, #ActAgainstScams, - - - - - - - - - - - - - - END - - - - - - - [...]

Major Story – EU Blacklists Nigeria, Libya Over Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Major Story - EU Blacklists Nigeria, Libya Over Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing The European Commission added Saudi Arabia, Panama, Nigeria and other jurisdictions to a blacklist of nations that pose a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering, the EU executive said on Wednesday. “The European Commission adopted today a list of 23 third countries with weak rules against money laundering and terrorism financing. I would like first to [...]

Australian Consumer Protection Warns Of Online Scams After Number Of Victims Spikes By A Third – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Australian Consumer Protection Warns Of Online Scams After Number Of Victims Spikes By A Third Authorities say the number of scam victims is much higher than reported figures Scammers can be far more convincing than many people believe People are urged to be cynical towards any unsolicited phone calls, texts and emails Click On The Title In The Content Box Below To View The Full Story RSN™ Team A SCARS Division [...]

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