Victimization

SCARS™ Insight: Internet Romance Scammers Know What Their Victims Are Longing To Hear

SCARS™ Insight: Internet Romance Scammers Know What Their Victims Are Longing To Hear It can be surprisingly easy to fall prey to a romance scam — and has nothing to do with stupidity, an online fraud expert has warned. Key points: Smart people regularly fall for romance scams and it can be easy to fall for a person you've never met, says Suli Malet-Warden Hundreds of relationship scams reported in the four years to 2018 cost [...]

SCARS™ Psychology of Scams: Stranger Trust – How Did You Get Captured In A Scam

SCARS™ Psychology of Scams: Stranger Trust - How Did You Get Captured In A Scam Talking To And Trusting Strangers, And The Captive Flow We All Know We Are Not Supposed To Automatically Trust Strangers - Then Why Do We? Let's explore why we are so willing to trust someone we have never met! In 2017 Study It Suggests We Are More Likely To Trust A Stranger Instead Of Someone We know Recent research suggests [...]

SCARS Insight: Why Do You Think You Were Scammed?

SCARS™ Insight: Why Do You Think You Were Scammed? Are You Still Doing The Same High-Risk Things That Got You Scammed? You Wanted To Believe You Did Not See What Was There You Made False Assumptions You Did Not Question Anything PROBLEM IS THAT MOST VICTIMS ARE STILL DOING THAT! ARE YOU? Why Were You Scammed? Are You Still Doing The Same Things? Are you still doing that in the Social Media Friends [...]