Trump Signs Historic Order To Address Flaws In Communications Decency Act [UPDATED: Revoked By Joe Biden]

Trump Signs Historic Order To Address Flaws In Communications Decency Act [UPDATED: Revoked By Joe Biden] A SCARS Insight This was an important step in the direction of protecting everyone online and holding tech and social media companies accountable. Unfortunately, President Biden revoked this order almost immediately on gaining the presidency! Thus serving to protect the tech companies and not the internet consumers! Revoked by President Joe Biden May [...]

You Can Still Be Scammed! Over And Over!

You Can Still Be Scammed! Over And Over! A SCARS Insight You Say You Can't Be Scammed Again? We Bet That You Can! For decades we have been warning about scams of one nature or another, but what most scams have in common is Social Engineering! For Most Of You Who Have Been Romance Scammed You Sware It Will Never Happen Again, Right? WANT TO BET? It Takes More [...]

Choose Wisely What Anti-Scam Groups You Follow

Choose Wisely What Anti-Scam Groups You Follow Self-Styled Experts & Vigilantes Are Everywhere! Making Things Worse In Many Cases! A SCARS Commentary Anti-scam Hate Groups and Vigilantes Over Our 30 Year History, We Have Encountered Many Victims That Wanted To Help Other Victims, And That Is A Good Thing! Except when their motivation is based upon hate, anger, or a self-conviction that they are the only ones that [...]

Scammer Name-Calling – Please Just Stop It!

Scammer Name-Calling - Please Just Stop It! You Are Not Hurting Them, You Are Hurting Yourself! A SCARS Insight Why Stop Calling Scammers Names!? Calling Criminals Names Only Hurts Their Victims! We all see it all the time in the news, in commentary, and on social media. People calling criminals names - putting them down. But Why Do People Do It? This is an age-old attempt at chasing [...]

Psychology of Scams: How Do You Get Closure?

Psychology of Scams: How Do You Get Closure? Closure Can Mean Different Things For Different People CLOSURE may be what someone needs to move on after a long relationship, after the death of a loved one, after a traumatic childhood event, or to overcome feelings of guilt for hurting someone in the past. However, closure after a romance scam is a different matter entirely. With a Romance Scam, there is no body to bury, there [...]

SCARS™ Scammer Urban Legends – Chapter 4 – Obsessive Scammer Exposing – Updated

SCARS™ Scammer Urban Legends - Chapter 4 - Obsessive Scammer Exposing Originally published chapters 3 and 4 were together, we split them for greater clarity. The Compulsion To Expose! When someone is recently victimized by a romance scammer they fall into one of four main categories: Those that simply hide Those that panic Those that are enraged & want revenge Those that want to understand After some time passes they will develop distinct Mindsets, but that is [...]

Scam Urban Legends: Anti-Scam Groups Are All Good

Scam Urban Legends: Anti-Scam Groups Are All Good Helping To Set The Record Straight With thousands of amateur and pretend anti-scam groups on social media, many spread misinformation, fake news, and urban legends, instead of the real situation and knowledge. These guides will help provide confirmed and correct information you can rely on in your avoidance, discovery, and recovery. First Principals SCARS is a formal crime victims' assistance [...]

SCARS Legacy Information – Went Forward With Law Suits Against Internet Trolls

Went Forward With Law Suits Against Internet Trolls SCARS Legacy Information Romance Scams Now™ Goes Forward With Law Suits Against Internet Trolls Updated: March 2, 2020 SCARS EDITOR'S NOTE: THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN JANUARY 2017 BEFORE RSN / ROMANCE SCAMS NOW WAS ACQUIRED BY SCARS - WHICH IS WHY YOU DO NOT SEE THE APPROPRIATE REFERENCES. IN THE TWO YEARS SINCE THIS PERIOD OF CONFLICT SCARS HAS [...]

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 [...]

Scambaiting – The Great Lie!

Scambaiting - Does Nothing To Stop Scamming A SCARS Special Report Scam Baiters would have you believe that wasting scammer's time is valuable - it is not All you are doing is teaching them to be better scammers! Scambaiting - The Great Lie! Scam Baiting Is The Use Of Deception By Vigilantes Thinking They Are Preventing Scams - It is Just Another Scam - Of Themselves And Others [...]

SCARS Quits Twitter

SCARS Quits Twitter After many years, Twitter is simply not a place for us to be! This is actually better since our followers will have to follow us here now! We Have Had Enough We are a constant champion for online scam victims and are vocal about the roles played by social media and the victimization of their users - we are frequently the recipient of their retaliation. [...]

A Scam Victim’s 7 Deadly Sins

A Scam Victim's 7 Deadly Sins After a scam, bad decision making continues and leads many victims in directions that may feel satisfying but delays or avoids recovery. Originally Published April 2019 - Updated January 2021 When Scam Victims Turn To The Dark Side WARNING: Just because you are a scam victim does not make you an expert at cybercrime nor will it instantly make your decision making [...]