A Scam Victim’s Checklist – Interacting With The Police

A Scam Victim's Checklist - Interacting With The Police Here is a checklist of what to do before speaking with the police! This will help you get what is possible from the police and help you consider your options The SCARS Police Interaction Checklist One of the problems that most victims face is that they do not know what is realistic when initially speaking with the police or [...]

What Is A Money Mule? – An Overview

What Is A Money Mule? - An Overview Money Mules Are An Integral Part Of Transnational Crime Networks What are they and how do they work? What Is A Money Mule? - An Overview Money Muling More than 90% of money mule transactions identified through the European Money Mule Actions are linked to cybercrime. The illegal money often comes from criminal activities like phishing, malware attacks, online auction [...]

The “Magazine Scams”

The "Magazine Scam" Target Confused Seniors With Magazine Rip-Off Scams The Magazine Scam - Victim Information From the U.S. Attorney, District of Minnesota What is the “Magazine Case”?  The “magazine case” is a series of federal cases brought in the District of Minnesota, which charge more than 60 defendants with a telemarketing scam that swindled seniors and other vulnerable victims out of more than $300 million. The scam [...]

SCARS™ Real Victims’ Advocacy: Australian Romance Scam Victim Yoshe Taylor Freed From Cambodian Prison!

SCARS™ Real Victims' Advocacy: Australian Romance Scam Victim Yoshe Ann Taylor Freed From Cambodian Prison! Internet Love Scam Victim Yoshe Taylor Free From Cambodian Jail After Wrongful Drug Conviction [lwptoc] An Australian Mother Has Returned Home! She had spent almost six years in a Cambodian prison after she was lured into an internet love scam and then manipulated into become a Mule for the scammers! MS. TAYLOR WAS ORIGINALLY SENTENCED TO 23 YEARS IN PRISON [...]

SCARS™ Reference Library: Interacting with Scam Victims for Law Enforcement Officers, a SCARS Guide

SCARS™ Reference Library: Interacting with Scam Victims for Law Enforcement Officers, a SCARS Guide Basic Guidelines on Approaching & Interacting with Victims of Cyber-Enabled Crime (Online Scams) Download PDF Versions here » BACKGROUND The way people cope as victims of crime depends largely on their experiences immediately following the crime. As a law enforcement officer, you are usually the first official to approach victims. For this reason, you are in a unique position to help [...]