Try listening – Guest Editorial by Brett Johnson, Ex-Cybercriminal

Try listening Guest Editorial by Brett Johnson, Ex-Cybercriminal Presented by SCARS Are You Listening? An Editorial by Brett Johnson, an Ex-Cybercriminal and current Consultant to the FBI Brett is known as the original Internet Godfather, but he has gone straight and is a consultant and advisor to governments and major corporations all around the world, and is also on the SCARS Advisory Board. In Brett's own words: We watch [...]

Money Mule Series: About Banking & Legal Responsibility

Money Mule Series: About Banking & Legal Responsibility Engaging In Being A Money Mule Can Bring Serious Consequences Understanding How To Protect Yourself Is Important It Starts With Talking To The Police Your Legal Responsibility You Are Legally Responsible When You Cash Or Deposit A Draft Or Receive Funds Wired Into Any Of Your Accounts YOU MAY BE BOTH CRIMINALLY AND CIVILLY LIABLE! Nigerian (African), Asian, Indian, and [...]

SCAM WARNING: Being Lured Into Scam Investments

SCAM WARNING: Being Lured Into Scam Investments Any place where you can interact with strangers, there are going to be scammers. Unfortunately, people develop trust with total strangers and are then lured into scams! Trusting Strangers Is Natural But So Dangerous! A Perfect Example: Investment Fraud via Dating Apps Experienced fraudsters are taking advantage of a surge in dating app users. LYON, France – INTERPOL has issued a [...]

Inside The FBI Podcast – Holiday Scams | Presented by SCARS

Inside The FBI Podcast - Holiday Scams | Presented by SCARS If you cannot play the podcast go to: Inside The FBI - Holiday Scams | Presented by SCARS on SoundCloud Podcast Transcript Monica Grover: ‘Twas the holiday season, when all through the land, online shoppers clicked quickly to get gifts in hand. But while they were adding treats and toys to their carts, a holiday scammer was practicing his art. “Free gift cards! Free presents! Just follow this link!” He hoped hurried shoppers would not stop and think. But one savvy shopper saw the [...]

Financial Fraud: Explained

Financial Fraud: Explained A SCARS Guide Based Upon FINRA Information 2020 Edition All fraud uses deception to enrich the fraudsters. In the case of financial fraud, deception and misrepresentation are used in conjunction with financial products, investments, or personal assets such as a house. While financial fraud encompasses a wide range of illegal behavior, our focus is on frauds that primarily target individuals: Ponzi schemes, mortgage fraud, advance-fee schemes, relationship scams, and credit card theft [...]

Here’s How To Outsmart Criminals Abusing The Online Shopping Experience This Holiday Season

Here’s How To Outsmart Criminals Abusing The Online Shopping Experience This Holiday Season The biggest retail season of the year is around the corner, and you do not even need to leave the comfort of your home to participate. But Neither Do The Criminals Easy website design, increased social media traffic, and convenience has made buying and selling online products a pillar of the modern shopping experience. The COVID-19 pandemic has driven even more consumers [...]

SCARS™ Crime Story: The Downfall Of Habeeb Audu

SCARS™ Crime Story: The Downfall Of Habeeb Audu U.S. Attorney Announces Extradition Of British Citizen For Operating An International Money Laundering And Fraud Network Audrey Strauss, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and William F. Sweeney Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), announced that HABEEB AUDU, a/k/a “Dickson,” a dual citizen of the United Kingdom and Nigeria, was [...]

SCARS™ Special Report: Indian IRS Scams – How They Work?

SCARS™ Special Report: Indian IRS Scams - How They Work? An Individual Indian Scammer Explains How The Fake IRS Call Center Scams Work Jayesh, a 19-year-old from Mumbai, India, explains how he worked in a fraudulent telephone boiler room pretending to be an IRS agent collecting taxes as he called people all over America. The video is followed by examples of fake IRS threats and Jayesh's explanation of how they worked. PLEASE SHARE OUR ARTICLES [...]

SCARS™ Special Report: Latest Yahoo Boy Scammer Techniques

SCARS™ Scammer's Guides: Latest Yahoo Boy Scammer Techniques According To Yahoo Boy Blogs, These Are Their Latest Five "Formats" (Approaches) For Scamming [lwptoc] Introduction Scammers are spreading and it is important to understand their techniques to be able to block them and help others understand. In this series, we will be presenting various Nigerian Yahoo Boy Guides that we have found to help you better understand scamming and how they work. "The 5 Latest Scamming [...]

SCARS™ Scammer’s Guides: How To Scam On Facebook Without Getting Banned

SCARS™ Scammer's Guides: How To Scam On Facebook Without Getting Banned According To Yahoo Boy Blogs, This Is How You Scam On Facebook EDITOR'S NOTE: The Following describes criminal behavior and is presented for public information with the goal of being able to combat it. It is not here to promote or glorify it at all. [lwptoc] Introduction Scammers are spreading and it is important to understand their techniques to be able to block them [...]

SCARS™ Scammer’s Guides: How To Create A Fake Facebook Account Without Getting Blocked

SCARS™ Scammer's Guides: How To Create A Fake Facebook Account Without Getting Blocked According To Yahoo Boy Blogs, This Is How You Scam On Facebook Without Getting Caught EDITOR'S NOTE: The Following describes criminal behavior and is presented for public information with the goal of being able to combat it. It is not here to promote or glorify it at all. [lwptoc] Introduction Scammers are spreading and it is important to understand their techniques to [...]