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SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Two Nigerians Arrested For Internet Love Scam In Singapore

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Two Nigerians Arrested For Internet Love Scam In Singapore Two Nigerians To Be Charged Over Internet Love Scam SINGAPORE: Two Nigerian men will be charged in court on Tuesday (May 14) for allegedly recruiting two Singaporean women for a transnational Internet love scam. This is the first time that overseas-based suspects involved in Internet love scams have been arrested and sent to Singapore for prosecution, police said in a news release. The men, aged [...]

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: One Nigerian Yahoo Boy Killed, 7 Arrested During A Police Raid In Philippines

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: One Nigerian Yahoo Boy Killed, 7 Arrested During A Police Raid In Philippines A Nigerian Scammer Was Shot Dead While 7 Others Were Arrested When The Philippines' National Bureau Of Investigation Police Raided An Online ‘Love Scam’ Den In Imus, Cavite, Philippines 7 arrested by NBI in the Philippines NBI cybercrime division operating unit chief Victor Lorenzo said in a press conference: “We have received information that this group is [...]

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Japanese Woman Age 66 Victimized In ‘International Romance Fraud’ Of ¥100 million (US$896,260)

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Japanese Woman Age 66 Victimized In ‘International Romance Fraud’ Of ¥100 million (US$896,260) A Victim's Story: Japanese Woman Became An Accomplice To Scammers The suspect told the police, 'My boyfriend, whom I met online, has money problems' Aichi Prefectural Police in Japan on Wednesday announced the arrest of a 66-year-old woman living in Nisshin City who is suspected of embezzling 100 million yen after she was swindled in what is called “international [...]

Battleground Japan – NHK Docudrama Reveals Telephone Scam Tactics – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Battleground Japan - NHK Docudrama Reveals Telephone Scam Tactics Japanese Now Directly Involved In Scamming Thai police last month raided a residence in Pattaya where an alleged telephone swindling operation was taking place. They discovered 15 Japanese nationals suspected of calling retired people in Japan and fooling them into purchasing electronic money. Japanese police say they will arrest the suspects after they are deported. The sketchy quality of the reports deepened the general confusion about [...]

Japan Is The New Battleground For The War On Romance Scams – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Japan Is The New Battleground For The War On Romance Scams Four Men Arrested Over Online Romance Scam After Japanese Woman Cheated Out Of Millions Of Yen Four men were arrested Tuesday for allegedly scamming several women out of large amounts of money by feigning romantic interest online. The men approached a number of women living in Fukuoka Prefecture last year via social media and pretended to be foreign military servicemen needing [...]

Japan – The Romance Scammer’s Heaven – A SCARS|RSN™ Guest Editorial By Catherine Saori Usui

A SCARS|RSN™ Guest Editorial By Catherine Saori Usui The following is a Guest Editorial by Catherine Saori Usui - an Anti-Scam Victims Advocate living in Japan, A Professional Support Services Provider, An Aspiring Author, and A Romance Scam Survivor. Catherine plays a role in directly helping scam victims to recover, and is active in helping to build awareness of romance scams in Japan. She is also a member of the Society of Citizens Against Relationship [...]

Another Nigerian Arrested In Cambodia – SCARS|RSN™ SCAMMERS ARRESTED

SCARS|RSN™ SCAMMERS ARRESTED: Another Nigerian Arrested In Cambodia Nigerian Man & Cambodian Wife Arrested For Fraud in Cambodia A 37-year-old Nigerian man, Shehu Bello Akharuku and his Cambodian wife, Kim Sreykouch, 24, have been apprehended for fraud-related offenses. According to Local News: That the couple is being detained in Prey Sar prison, Cambodia,  allegedly at the request of U.S. Embassy staff. They were arrested on April 3, following a complaint from the US Embassy in [...]

15 Japanese Men Arrested For Participating In Fraud Ring In Thailand – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: 15 Japanese Men Arrested For Participating In Fraud Ring In Thailand THAILAND (TR) – Police in the city of Pattaya last week announced the arrest of 15 male Japanese nationals who are suspected of carrying out a large fraud that targeted persons in Japan, reports TBS News (Mar. 30). According to police, the suspects, aged between 22 to 54, had occupied a residence in the city for the past two months. During [...]

Pro-Daters – SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Pro-Daters What Is A Pro-Dater? This is a special type of scam. It is quite different from other types of Romance Scams for several reasons. These are real people - the women and men are real and will want to meet in person Most of the time they use their real names and real information They usually don’t ask money over the Internet BEFORE meeting, but might continue milking you AFTER meeting [...]

Police Warn Of Internet Love Scams Involving Fake Parcels – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM WARNING

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM WARNING: Police Warn Of Internet Love Scams Involving Fake Parcels SINGAPORE – More than half of the Internet love scam cases reported last year involved scammers claiming to have sent parcels containing luxury items or large sums of money to their victims, the police said on Friday (March 1). At least $27.5 million were lost through Internet love scams last year. Police said that at least 59 percent of the 660 cases reported [...]

14 Romance Scammers Caught In Malaysia US$3,194,900.00 – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: 14 Romance Scammers Caught In Malaysia US$3,194,900.00 14 Nigerian, Thai Romance Scammers Caught In Malaysia Fourteen people, Nigerians and Thais, wanted for swindling Thai women out of more than 100 million baht (US$3,194,900.00) via online romance scams have been arrested during joint police raids in Malaysia. Malaysian and... The joint operation followed earlier raids at three locations in Thailand. In Malaysia, seven Nigerians wanted on arrest warrants issued by Thai courts on charges [...]

Four Japanese Scammers Arrested For Millions Of Yen – SCARS|RSN™ Scammers Arrested

SCARS|RSN™ Scammers Arrested: Four Japanese Scammers Arrested For Millions Of Yen Four Men Arrested Over Online Romance Scam After Woman Cheated Out Of Millions Of Yen FUKUOKA, JAPAN - Four Men Were Arrested Tuesday For Allegedly Scamming Several Women Out Of Large Amounts Of Money By Feigning Romantic Interest Online. The men approached a number of women living in Fukuoka Prefecture last year via social media and pretended to be foreign military servicemen needing money, investigative sources [...]

Huge Explosion In Online Romance Scams In Hong Kong In 2018, With Victims Swindled Out Of Us$57.6 Million – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Huge Explosion In Online Romance Scams In Hong Kong In 2018, With Victims Swindled Out Of Us$57.6 Million Police warned people to be alert when making friends online and to take any request to send money as a sign of a scam EDITOR'S NOTE: The explosion may have more to do with police awareness and tracking, as well as increased reporting by victims, and less to do with the total amount of scams. [...]

Fifteen Scammers of $8 Million Scam Arrested in Taiwan – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Fifteen Scammers of $8 Million Scam Arrested in Taiwan Police in New Taipei, Taiwan, have arrested fifteen suspects for allegedly running a cryptocurrencyscam that earned them millions of dollars, English-language local media Focus Taiwan reports on Jan. 26. According to the article, the chief of the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) Li Chi-hsun said at a press conference that the fifteen suspects — including the alleged leader surnamed Lin — have been arrested in two separate raids carried out on [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: Four Liberians & 30 Koreans Arrested For Online Romance Scam US$1.15 million

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: Four Liberians & 30 Koreans Arrested For Online Romance Scam Four Liberians Arrested For Defrauding Koreans In Online Romance Scam Another Cartel Shut Down! SEOUL, Dec. 11 (Yonhap) -- South Korean police have arrested four Liberians for defrauding more than 30 South Koreans of nearly 1.3 billion won (US$1.15 million) after posing as American military officers, officials said Tuesday. South Korean Police Have Arrested Four Liberians For Defrauding More Than 30 South [...]

RSN™ Scam News: Nigerian Scammers Arrested In Malaysia

RSN™ Scam News: Nigerian Scammers Arrested In Malaysia Two Nigerian Men Arrested & Charged For Fraud In Malaysia The two Nigerians are believed to be the masterminds of a Macau Scam Syndicate - meaning they engaged in "Macau-Style Scams) were arrested. They were charged at the Malaysian Magistrate’s court with criminal conspiracy. Egwuasu Bernard Nnaemeka and Egwuasu Chimiezi Benjamin, both aged 32, from Nigerian were accused of committing the offense by cheating former teacher Nor Faizah Othman, 48, between [...]

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