New Government Impersonation Scam Warning

New Government Impersonation Scam A Scam Warning Provided by SCARS Scammers Posing as Federal Court and Law Enforcement The U.S. Attorney’s Office and the FBI have issued a new scam warning. They are seeing renewed activity where perpetrators/scammers/fraudsters are posing as federal authorities to scare victims into sending money or cryptocurrency! In one of the latest examples, the perpetrators emailed a letter claiming to be from a federal court about [...]

Using The Name Of The United Nations – Scam Alert

Using The Name Of The United Nations - Scam Alert Beware Scammers Claiming To Be The U.N. A SCARS Insight SCAM ALERT: Anti-Scam Groups Using The Name Of The United Nations Anti-Scam Groups & Scammers Claiming To Be The United Nations Scammers claim all the time that they are the United Nations, but to see an anti-scam group that is supposed to uphold honesty and transparency claim it [...]

COVID Patient Family Member Scam

COVID Patient Family Member Scam Scammers Are Always Creative In Finding New Ways To Steal Your Money Warning - Scammers Target Loved Ones Of COVID-19 Victims A New Form Of Government Imposter Scam Government imposters may have hit a new low with a scheme that targets the grieving survivors of people who died of COVID-19 by offering them help paying for their loved one’s funeral expenses. There is [...]

Stop Gift Card Scams – An Overview

Stop Gift Card Scams Scammers Want Gift Cards Because They Are Untraceable & Unstoppable! Never pay for anything using a gift card unless you are buying in a store! Keep reading below! Scammers Increasingly Demand Payment By Gift Cards Paying Scammers with Gift Cards Gift cards are a popular and convenient way to give someone a gift. They’re also a popular way for scammers to steal [...]

SCAM WARNING: Fake FTC – Federal Trade Commission Websites

SCAM WARNING: Fake FTC - Federal Trade Commission Websites Government Impersonation Websites are very common! Always verify the web address (URL) of any government website before interacting. ScamWarning: “US Trading Commission” website is not the FTC Government Impersonation Scams Catch Million of Victims! It’s often said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but we are not flattered at all by a scam website designed to look [...]

Warning: Scammers Are Impersonating The U.S. Government More Than Ever!

Warning: Scammers Are Impersonating The U.S. Government More Than Ever! The holiday season revealed an increase in government impersonator scams. Knowing the warning signs will help to reduce vulnerability, and prevent yourself or your friends or family from being scammed. Government Imposter Scams on the Rise Courtesy of the United States Army Criminal Investigation Command  (CID) by Ronna Weyland, Army CID, Quantico, Virginia, United States Adapted by SCARS [...]

Beware of Scams using INTERPOL’s Name

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How these Social Media Scams Affect the Military – A SCARS Insight

How these Social Media Scams Affect the Military - A SCARS Insight You have to be cautious about everything you do online. Scammers are always trying to get money, goods or services out of unsuspecting people — and military members are often targets of impersonation. Here are some scams that have recently been affecting service members, United States Defense Department employees and their families. Romance Scams In April 2019, Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID) put [...]

SCARS™ Scam Basics: Courier Fraud / Police or Bank Impersonation Scams

SCARS™ Scam Basics: Courier Fraud / Police or Bank Impersonation Scams Scammers Use Any Means Possible To Scam You! Here is an excellent video form the London Metropolitan Police about how these scams work and how to avoid them   TAGS: SCARS, Courier Fraud, Courier Scams, Phone Scams, Local Fraudsters, Anti-Scam, Scams, Scammers, Fraudsters, Cybercrime, Crybercriminals, Scam Victims, SCARS™ Team Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc. A Worldwide Crime Victims Assistance Nonprofit [...]