Tim McGuinness, Ph.D. talks with P.J. (Peter) Rohall [PODCAST VIDEO]

Interview With P.J. Rohal [PODCAST VIDEO] On The Debby Montgomery Johnson "Stand Up Speak Up" Podcast - December 2, 2021 - Guest Hosted By Dr. Tim McGuinness, SCARS Director A SCARS Insight Interview A New Video from SCARS! A SCARS Insight Interview The World Of Cybercriminals & Scams Is Not What Many Tell You About Renowned global financial fraud expert P.J. Rohall speaks with Dr. Tim McGuinness during the "Stand [...]

The Problem With Fake Checks & Job Scams!

The Problem With Fake Checks & Job Scams! A BBB Insight Presented by SCARS How Big Of A Problem Are Fake Checks? Two Things Everyone Needs To Know About Checks: Having funds credited to a bank account does not mean the check is valid. Federal banking rules require that when someone deposits a check into an account, the bank must make the funds available right away – within a day [...]

The Pig Butchering Scam – The New Romance & Investment Scam Combination Sweeping The World

Pig Butchering Scams - The New Romance & Investment Scam Combination Sweeping The World An Evolution In Romance Scams A SCARS Insight Pig Butchering Scams? What is that? It is the New Combination of Romance Scams & Investment Scams This new variation of scams began to immerge in 2020 and originated from China. The scam involves building a relationship, often romantic, with a victim before convincing them to make a [...]

Scams Targeting College and Graduate Students

Scams Targeting College and Graduate Students Students Are Losing Their Tuitions & Savings For Their Education A SCARS Insight Student-Targetted Scams Steal Billions From Young Adults And Their Family Watch Out For Any Social Media Advertising Or People That Want To Help Students Every year college students will be starting a new chapter in their lives.  With this new chapter comes responsibility and the freedom to make choices on their [...]

Coupon Scams – Yes, It Is A Thing!

Coupon Scams - Yes, It Is A Thing! A Guide To Using Coupons To Save Money Safety A SCARS Insight In Today's tough economy many are turning to Coupons again to save money! But scammers are right there to catch and steal your money! While couponing is indeed a great way to make sure you can get some really good deals, it is vital that [...]

Cryptocurrency Scams Rise 500% In 2020

Cryptocurrency Scams Rise 500% In 2020 A SCARS Scam Warning Cryptocurrency Investment Scam Reports At Record Level: The Facts That Suggest Caution Since October 2020, consumers have reported losing more than $80 million to cryptocurrency investment scams, an increase of more than ten-fold year-over-year, according to a new data analysis from the Federal Trade Commission. The FTC notes that cryptocurrency investment scams take on a variety of forms, [...]

United States Financial Fraud Victims

United States Financial Fraud Victims A SCARS Overview Financial Fraud Crime Victims This article is intended for Fraud & Scam Victims in the United States. However, there is equivalent information for most western countries - look on your Department or Ministry of Justice for such information. As the victim of a federal fraud crime, you may suffer financial and emotional harm and even medical problems relating to your victimization. [...]

Scam Victims Debt Part 1 – Recognize It, Confront It, Control It, Survive It!

Scam Victim Debt - Recognize It, Confront It, Control It, Survive It! After a Scam, Many Victims Have Debt That Must Be Addressed Unfortunately, avoiding the truth not only makes it harder to resolve later and also keeps you trapped in denial After A Scam Is Discovered Comes The Debt! Many Victims Then Have To Face The Truth About New Debt! As a financial fraud victim, you have [...]

Authorized Push Payment Fraud (APP Fraud)

Authorized Push Payment Fraud (APP Fraud) The Fastest Form Of Payment Scams Convenience & Instant Criminality! What Is Authorized Push Payment Fraud (APP Fraud)? Essentially, This Is When Scammers Convince A Customer To Transfer Money To Them Via An Instant Payment It is a form of fraud in which victims are manipulated into making real-time payments to fraudsters, typically by social engineering attacks involving impersonation. As of 2019 [...]