Scam Recidivism

Romance Scam Victimization

Romance Scam Victimization A SCARS Psychology of Scams Insight Romance & Relationship Scam Victimization Victimization (or Victimization) is the process of being victimized or becoming a victim. Research that studies the process, rates, incidence, and prevalence of victimization is called Victimology. vic·tim·i·za·tion ˌviktəməˈzāSH(ə)n,ˌviktəˌmīˈzāSH(ə)n/ A Noun :: the action of singling someone out for cruel or unjust treatment. "we should be able to speak up without fear of victimization" There Are [...]

Psychology Of Scams: Scam Fetishists or Willing Victims?

Psychology Of Scams: Scam Fetishists or Willing Victims? Men or Women Who Get Scammed On Purpose? Are There Men Or Women Who Want To Get Scammed Online?? "CATFISHISM" Appears To Be A Thing Now! Who Knew? There appears to be a growing number of men involved in "catfishism," a fetish centered around getting scammed on the internet. These men or women willingly hand over their money (as much [...]

Understanding Trauma Compulsions – Psychology of Scams

Understanding Trauma Compulsions - Psychology of Scams When exploring the psychology of scams it is essential to look deeply at trauma and its compulsions and how they manifest The Compulsion to Repeat the Trauma "Re-enactment, Revictimization, and Masochism" By Bessel A. van der Kolk, MD* Published in: Psychiatric Clinics of North America, Volume 12, Number 2, Pages 389-411, June 1989. SCARS Editor's Note: This research is not specifically [...]