Scam Basics

Spotting Scams & Anti-Scam Tips – Article Catalog

Spotting Scams & Anti-Scam Tips - Article Catalog The Clues & Tips To Help You Avoid Scams & Scammers From the basics to detailed red flags! Learn how to avoid scams now and in the future! A SCARS Topic Collection Updated: August 9, 2021 Scams Are Complex And Contain Hidden Dangers! Staying Safe Online Requires That you Have More Than Attitude & Intelligence! It Requires Specialized Knowledge! In [...]

Scam Victim Finance & Money Recovery – Article Catalog

Scam Victim Finance & Money Recovery - Article Catalog Information About Managing Finances After The Scams & Money Recovery A SCARS Topic Collection Updated: August 12, 2021 Scam Victims Lose Money & Need Help To Manage What's Left! After the scam financial control is vital, plus there are real opportunities to recover! The first step after your scam ends is to lock down and control your financial situation. Here [...]

Don’t Stalk The Face In The Photo! It’s A Crime

Don’t Stalk The Face In The Photo! It's A Crime We Are All Sympathetic That Victims Are Scammed! But Don't Make It Worse By Breaking The Law Too! SCARS Basics Series People Who Have Had Their Photos Stolen Are Victims Too! They Are Impersonation Victims! However, it is even more of a problem when the scam victim that fell for those photos hunts down the impersonation victims. That [...]

One Ring Call Phone Scam – Scam Basics

One Ring Call Phone Scam SCARS Scam Basics The Mysterious One Ring Call Phone Scam Why Would Anyone Do This? One Ring Call Phone Scam - Your phone rings once and the call stops. If you answer all you hear is silence! You are tempted to call them back, but don't do it! The criminal (human or automation) on the other end hopes you [...]

Emailed & Downloaded Photos May Contain Malware

Emailed & Downloaded Photos May Contain Malware SCARS Scam Basics Don't Open That Photo Attachment The Dangers Of Downloading Photos From Stranger Emails Or The Web It Has Long Been Known That Image Files Can Contain Malware This can apply to photos sent via email or ones downloaded from social media or photo-sharing websites, even Google Drive (Docs). Remember that NOT everyone is what they seem, some are [...]