Scam Baiting Is Wrong

SCARS Position Statement Against Scambaiting

SCARS Position Statement Against Scambaiting A Commentary On False Solutions April 2021 Regarding Recent Studies Of Scambaiting By Noted Academics Recently, two studies attempted to understand the phenomena of Scambaiting by vigilante anti-scam hater groups on Facebook and elsewhere. While the research did not exactly promote the practice it gave it a voice and notoriety. Regrettably, we have to strongly oppose the positions taken in [...]

Scambaiting – The Great Lie!

Scambaiting - Does Nothing To Stop Scamming A SCARS Special Report Scam Baiters would have you believe that wasting scammer's time is valuable - it is not All you are doing is teaching them to be better scammers! Scambaiting - The Great Lie! Scam Baiting Is The Use Of Deception By Vigilantes Thinking They Are Preventing Scams - It is Just Another Scam - Of Themselves And Others [...]

An Example of How Scammers Use Emergency Scams

An Example of How Scammers Use Emergency Scams Scammers employ an emergency is the trigger to get you to send money! They can begin as small emergencies, such as needing a phone card or other small item - this is part of the manipulation. But it progresses to larger and larger amounts of money. The Emergency Scam Is The Most Common Scammers use the emergency scam approach, with [...]

Scam Victims & Violating The Law

Scam Victims & Violating The Law Many scam victims made poor decisions during the scam that may have resulted in them committing crimes, and this frequently continues after the scam in violating still more laws! We are not offering legal advice. We are presenting this information so that if any of this affects you, you can talk to an attorney and take the appropriate steps to protect yourself. [...]