It Is The Season For Holiday Scams

It Is The Season For Holiday Scams A Holiday 2021 Advisory A SCARS Special Report Remain Vigilant Against Holiday Scamming Schemes As we approach the holiday season, we are warning everyone that scammers prefer to steal rather than give during this special time of year. Shoppers hunting for a good deal should be on the lookout for increasingly aggressive and innovative scams designed by criminals to steal money and personal [...]

The FBI Is Hacked And Loses Control Of Its Email Server

The FBI Is Hacked And Loses Control Of Its Email Server This Was An Extraordinary Event & A Real Danger! A SCARS Cybercrime Warning AN IMPORTANT EMAIL WARNING ON NOVEMBER 13TH, 2021 THE FBI ISSUES THIS STATEMENT FBI Statement on Incident Involving Fake Emails - Original statement: The FBI and CISA are aware of the incident this morning involving fake emails from an @ic.fbi.gov email account. This is an ongoing situation, [...]

New Government Impersonation Scam Warning

New Government Impersonation Scam A Scam Warning Provided by SCARS Scammers Posing as Federal Court and Law Enforcement The U.S. Attorney’s Office and the FBI have issued a new scam warning. They are seeing renewed activity where perpetrators/scammers/fraudsters are posing as federal authorities to scare victims into sending money or cryptocurrency! In one of the latest examples, the perpetrators emailed a letter claiming to be from a federal court about [...]

Scam Warning: Afghan/Taliban Scammers Are Back!

 Afghan/Taliban Scammers Are Back! Urgent Scam Warning A SCARS Scam Alert As Predicted, Afghan Scamming Is Back! With the Biden Administration's disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan, scamming was sure to return. It had largely been under control for almost 20 years. The Afghan scammers moved to Iran with Al Qaeda, but it looks like they quickly moved back. But note that Afghan scammers are actual terrorist organizations! Here is another much [...]

To Call or Not To Call: New Call Back Scam Campaign Targeting Financial Institution Customers

To Call or Not To Call: New Scam Campaign Targeting Financial Institution Customers A Scam Warning A SCARS Insight Scams Evolve Into New Methods And New Platforms Identity thieves and scammers are preying on bank, credit union members, and financial institution customers using more unconventional methods. Instead of cold calling targets or sending a fake link to harvest confidential information, these scammers are asking you to call them. Bitdefender Antispam [...]

Using The Name Of The United Nations – Scam Alert

Using The Name Of The United Nations - Scam Alert Beware Scammers Claiming To Be The U.N. A SCARS Insight SCAM ALERT: Anti-Scam Groups Using The Name Of The United Nations Anti-Scam Groups & Scammers Claiming To Be The United Nations Scammers claim all the time that they are the United Nations, but to see an anti-scam group that is supposed to uphold honesty and transparency claim it [...]

Text Message Scam Warning

Text Message Scam Warning A Scam Alert from SCARS You Are All Familiar With Annoying Spam Text Messages! We Hate Them Don't We! You get messages at all hours, day and night, about insurance, buying used cars, car warranties, and anything else spammers think they can sell you. Plus countless businesses that you know and do business with now use text messages as a way to keep you [...]

Rewards for Justice – U.S. Government Reward Offer

Rewards for Justice – U.S. Government Reward Offer U.S Department of State Offers Rewards for Cybercriminals A SCARS Special Report The Biden Administration Is Focused On Stoping Cybercriminals Rewards for Justice – Reward Offer for Information on Foreign Malicious Cyber Activity Against U.S. Critical Infrastructure The U.S. Department of State’s Rewards for Justice (RFJ) program, which is administered by the Diplomatic Security Service, is offering a reward of [...]

You Can Still Be Scammed! Over And Over!

You Can Still Be Scammed! Over And Over! A SCARS Insight You Say You Can't Be Scammed Again? We Bet That You Can! For decades we have been warning about scams of one nature or another, but what most scams have in common is Social Engineering! For Most Of You Who Have Been Romance Scammed You Sware It Will Never Happen Again, Right? WANT TO BET? It Takes More [...]

Hotel & Hospitality Scams

Hotel & Hospitality Scams A SCARS Scam Warning Beware Of The Latest Hotel & Hospitality Industry Scams When You Travel Planning To Travel And Stay In A Hotel Any Time Soon? Beware of new hotel scams that are catching hundreds of thousands of victims right now! Remember, keep your personal information protected since tourist and business travelers are often considered the easiest targets. Hotels provide scammers an easy path [...]

Cryptocurrency Scams Rise 500% In 2020

Cryptocurrency Scams Rise 500% In 2020 A SCARS Scam Warning Cryptocurrency Investment Scam Reports At Record Level: The Facts That Suggest Caution Since October 2020, consumers have reported losing more than $80 million to cryptocurrency investment scams, an increase of more than ten-fold year-over-year, according to a new data analysis from the Federal Trade Commission. The FTC notes that cryptocurrency investment scams take on a variety of forms, [...]