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 are [...]

Where Do Romance Scammers Find You?

Where Do Romance Scammers Find You? Scammers target Facebook buy and sell, and other groups for new victims! A SCARS Insight Facebook Groups Is Where They Find You! There are, of course, many places where they find you but Facebook is a prime choice! How Many Scammers Are In Your Facebook Groups? If you belong to any type of a BUY & SELL or DEALS Group on Facebook you are [...]

4 Quick Clues For Spotting Romance Scams

4 Quick Clues For Spotting Romance Scams Anti-Scam Tips From SCARS Clues To Help You Quickly Spot A Romance Scam Thanks to online relationship scams, romance scams, or dating scams, each year millions of people who are searching for love, and many who are not, end up with nothing but a broken heart and an empty wallet. While online dating and social media sites have become increasingly popular tools to [...]

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 [...]

Games With Photos – ANTI-SCAM TIP

Games With Photos Scammers Alter Photos To Make Them Harder To Spot A SCARS Anti-Scam Tip Scammers Are Always Adapting Scammers Learn To Overcome Some Of The Clues We Use To Quickly Identify Them One of these areas is the photos that are both their greatest weapon and also their liability.  If we can recognize a person whose photos have been used before, it's an instant loss for [...]

How to Do a Reverse Image Search From Your Phone – Anti-Scam Tip

How to Do a Reverse Image Search From Your Phone Courtesy of PC Magazine Google's reverse image search is a breeze on a desktop, but what about when you're on a mobile device? Google, Bing, and others have options. A SCARS Anti-Scam Tip Original Link: https://www.pcmag.com/how-to/how-to-do-a-reverse-image-search-from-your-phone TAGS: SCARS, Information About Scams, Anti-Scam, Scams, Scammers, Fraudsters, Cybercrime, Crybercriminals, Romance Scams, [...]

Catch A Scammer By Their Photos – Anti-Scam Tip [Updated]

Catch A Scammer By Their Photos A SCARS Anti-Scam Tip You Know Scammers Steal Photos Right? But Did You Know That There Is Hidden Data In Most Photos? In almost all photos taken with digital cameras, assuming that it is not a screen-grab but the original photo, there is something called "EXIF" data or MetaData embedded in the photo data file. NOTE: there are a couple of important [...]

Facebook Verified? [Updated]

Facebook Verified? Not What It Used To Be! Facebook Verified Profiles, Pages, Groups? What does this even mean? Facebook provides various ways the profile and page owners can be verified for the confidence of Facebook visitors. Unfortunately, some are rock solid and others types of verifications have serious flaws. The first thing to always remember about Facebook is that it is run by human beings, and many are [...]

Dating & Social Media Profile Clues – Anti-Scam Tips

Dating & Social Media Profile Clues Anti-Scam Tips Scammers Do Not Always Understand The Terms They Use This is especially true for new or less experienced scammers Scammers Are Creatures Of Habit Quick Clues You Can Use To Spot Romance Scammers New or less experienced scammers make frequent errors in the information they provide to protect victims in their profiles. They try to avoid writing anything new if [...]

FBI Advice On Children’s Online Dangers

FBI Advice On Children's Online Dangers Advice on how to keep your family safe online! United States Attorney’s Office, FBI Warns of Online Dangers As the world continues to operate in a more virtual environment due to COVID-19 restrictions, Acting United States Attorney Daniel P. Bubar and Christopher R. Derrickson, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Richmond Division are reminding people to continue to be vigilant [...]

Where Are U.S. Military Forces Now – March 2021 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Where Are U.S. Military Forces Now - March 2021 Scammers Tell You They Are In Syria, Yemen, Afghanistan, and more! This will help you know what is real! Where Are U.S. Military Forces Now? As of March 2021 Remember, U.S. or Any Military Forced Deployed in Combat or Operational Zones WILL NOT be contacting strangers on Social Media or in Dating Websites for Military Security Reasons! Important Articles [...]

Financial Crime Online – A Refersher – Don’t Become a Victim!

Financial Crime Online – Don’t Become a Victim! COVID Scams are still a very real threat, but there are more than just romance scams! This refresher will help you to continue avoiding them! Common Current Online & Phone Financial Crimes Follow some common sense rules to reduce your chance of being a victim of financial crime Criminals are quick to exploit the ignorance and vulnerability of their victims. [...]

Scammer Methods – A Scammer’s Primer – Part 4: The Distance

SCARS™ Scammer Methods: A Scammer's Primer - Part 4 A Guide To Help You Better Understand Why Scammers Do What They Do! Based Upon Actual Scammer Training Guides The Distance Scammers Have A Variety Of Guides They Follow To Learn And Expand Their Knowledge Of Scamming After the early stages of the process, the scammers step up the storytelling and manipulation. This phase is about cementing the feelings [...]

Scammer Methods – A Scammer’s Primer – Part 1: The Introduction

SCARS™ Scammer Methods: A Scammer's Primer - Part 1 A Guide To Help You Better Understand Why Scammers Do What They Do! Based Upon Actual Scammer Training Guides The Scammer's Introduction Scammers Have A Variety Of Guides They Follow To Learn And Expand Their Knowledge Of Scamming They use these guides to learn their manipulation techniques and how to dominate their victims. In this series, we will be [...]