Why Should You Help Support Scam Victims By Donating To SCARS

Why Should You Help Support Scam Victims By Donating To SCARS Please Let Us Explain! You Can Help Support Scam Victims And Others Avoid Scams! You Can Help Scam Victims by Making a Small Donation to SCARS After all, the next victim might just be someone you know! We are SCARS the world's leading Nonprofit Online Crime Victims' Assistance Organization Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc. A [...]

The Amygdala Hijack! A SCARS™ Guide [Infographic][Updated]

The Amygdala Hijack! A SCARS™ Guide [Infographic] The amygdala is a collection of cells near the base of the brain. There are two, one in each hemisphere or side of the brain. This is where emotions are given meaning, remembered, and attached to associations and responses to them (emotional memories). Hijacking the Romance Scam Victim's Mind IF YOU ARE A ROMANCE SCAM VICTIM THEN YOU ARE A [...]

We Remember Our Team

RomanceScamsNOW.com Has Been Published Since 2000 We Remember Those That Helped Us Get Here! RSN Has Been Published Now For 21 Years Over The Years We Have Had Many Employees That We Were Very Grateful To Have This post recognizes that we could not have arrived here without them! Thank You! John, Flare, Angel, Eric, Nestor, Jane, Henry, Tom, Cynthia, Venus, Michael, Alex While we [...]

SCARS Subject Of International Extortion Attempt

SCARS Subject Of International Extortion Attempt An attempt to extort money from SCARS for displaying evidence of cybercrimes A German Company is Attempting to Extort Money from SCARS for Displaying Evidence Photos! As a part of our process to alert crime victims of the uses of stolen photos, SCARS displays such photos with the appropriate disclaimer. Such use is a normal part of "Fair Use" under international copyright [...]

Editorial: The Online Dating Industry

Editorial: The Online Dating Industry It is a sad truth that the dating industry continues to turn a blind eye to many of the solutions that could prevent their websites from being polluted with scammers. Image recognition that could recognize previously use faces is but one that would not be hard to implement. Pattern recognition, grammar testing, IP address filtering, repeated use of phone numbers and email addresses, are all things that could be screened [...]

Are We Real?

A HATER JUST CALLED US FAKE! Our Official Response Unlike incompetent scam haters this or captain that or police team group something else, RSN's Team has been working against scammers for 27 years - since 1991 - starting on the old AOL. Our first webpage was published on TigerDirect.com in 1995 (yes our founder was also a co-founder of TigerDirect in 1985), then was spun out as a separate website in 1998 - with the RSN brand [...]

How Do Scammer Organizations Work?

How Do Scammer Organizations Really Work? Here is a useful diagram that may help you better understand the organizations that scammed you. Almost 45% of victims believe they were scammed by a single scammer, yet our data indicates that over 90% of scams are performed by teams. Also, unfortunately, almost 13% of victims believe that the face in the photo is the real scammer. They either do not understand that those are stolen photos or [...]

RadioRSN Interview with Debby Montgomery

RadioRSN Audio Interview with Debby Montgomery An interview with Debby Montgomery, a Romance Scam survivor conducted by Dr. Tim McGuinness Chairman of the Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams™ [SCARS]™ for RadioRSN™ on March 8th, 2018 Alternate Playback Here: https://soundcloud.com/user-121882415/2018-03-08-1a Permission to link to audio recording - permission not granted to copy, reproduce, edit or alter in any way. To obtain permission contact Press@AgainstRomanceScams.org Copyright © 2018 Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams Inc.

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 [...]

What Do Victims Believe? #3

What Do Victims Believe? When Asked If They Believe That The United Nations Should Have The Right To Investigate International Scams & Arrest Online Criminals In Countries Around The World? 7% said No! 93% said Yes! The Only Problem Is That The UN Has No Police Force! There Is No Worldwide Police! If You Think There Should Be One, You Will Need To Talk To Your Government And Ask Them To Create It! Right now, [...]


RSN EDITORIAL "The Lion" Everyone believes they will live forever. Everyone believes crime will never happen to them. No one expects to be the victim of a romance scam! Did you? We live in a world that has been the same since the beginning of time. There are lions out there and they will eat you if you let them. Did you read that part? IF YOU LET THEM! Humans evolved in an environment where we [...]

RSN™ Editorial: Open Letter To The Press

RSN™ Editorial: An Open Letter To The Press About Romance Scams Isn't It Astounding? Here we have a multi US$Billion industry running wild scamming anyone they want - literally millions of victims worldwide. Spreading from West Africa to Indonesia and Malaysia, from Russia to China, out of control. We used to be lucky if we got an arrest a month worldwide, but of course, now we are seeing large numbers of scammers being arrested. Yet, [...]

Thousands Of Lonely Women Are Duped Each Year

Thousands Of Lonely Women Are Duped Each Year Click On The Pages For The Full Size Image Of The Page

The Emotional Traps To Watch Out For

Psychology of Scams The emotional traps to watch out for Criminals are using age-old techniques to manipulate the way we think and act, leaving us vulnerable to scams. IDCARE counsellor Suli Malet-Warden explains the psychological games that scammers play to entrap their victims. ROMANCE SCAMS During the grooming stage, the criminal works on eliciting a high level of trust to manipulate the victim into what the criminal terms the 'ether state'. This state is characterised by [...]

Government Grants Scams

SCAM WARNING: Beware of "Free Money from the Government" The federal government grant scam has been around for years. But now, scammers are finding targets through social media. How It Works: You see posts from people on Facebook claiming they have been awarded tens of thousands of dollars in a grant from the federal government, and that you could be eligible, too. You call the listed phone number, give some personal information, and are told [...]

Don’t Make A Disaster Worse!

Don't Make A Disaster Worse! - Help Us Spread The Word About Disaster Scams! The scammers will be working OVERTIME on this disaster immediately. Don't let your good deeds turn into another disaster by falling for Hurricane Harvey Disaster Scams Avoiding Scams & Frauds The FBI asks that individuals beware of e-mails claiming to seek donations for major disaster relief efforts. The FBI will be checking for fraudulent websites and e-mails and will thoroughly investigate [...]