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 [...]

Scam Basics: Love for Sale

Scam Basics: Love for Sale According To Law Enforcement Who Investigate Online Romance Scams Worldwide, These Dating Or Sweetheart Scams Follow A Surprisingly Consistent Arc Here’s how these online frauds or swindles typically unfold. 1. The Bait The scammers set up a fake profile on a social-media or dating site. The man they invent is a ruggedly handsome, middle-aged widower who yearns to love again. He usually works in a serious job in a far-flung [...]

SCARS™ Guest Editorial: Sakawa Boys (Ghanaian Internet Scammer Gangs)

SCARS™ Guest Editorial: Sakawa Boys (Ghanaian Internet Scammer Gangs) By Bernard Vance, an Anti-Scam Warrior About Bernard Vance: Bernard was an old school "scam fighter" online, meaning he and the people he worked with attempted to solve the scamming problem by exposing scammers on social media. He devoted considerable effort to understanding how these scams worked in the hope of finding a solution. Ironically the failure of these groups (many of them are still around) is [...]

SCARS™ Scam Basics: What Is A Scam?

SCARS™ Scam Basics: What Is A Scam? You Would Think This Would Be Well Understood? But It's Not! What Is A Scam? About half the people that we talk to think it is only a scam if they sent money to the scammer! A very large number of people who have been scammed, don't think they were scammed. So what is it? SCAM is a noun, and is pronounced: ˈskam Definition of scam: a fraudulent or deceptive [...]