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Cloning Your Phone Means Cloning Your Life

Cloning Your Phone Means Cloning Your Life Cyber Safety After The ScamScam A Scam is a confidence trick - a crime -  is an attempt to defraud a person or group after first gaining their trust through deception. Scams or confidence tricks exploit victims using their credulity, naïveté, compassion, vanity, irresponsibility, or greed and exploiting that. Researchers have defined confidence tricks as "a distinctive species of fraudulent conduct ... intending to further voluntary exchanges that are not mutually beneficial", as they "benefit con operators ('con men' - criminals) at the expense of their victims (the 'marks')". A scam is a crime even if no money was lost. Ends Ignore This At Your Own Risk A SCARS Insight Your Social Media Profiles & Accounts Are At Risk Almost Anyone That Has Watched TV Knows About Sim Card Or Phone CloningPhone cloning Scammers illegally monitor radio wave transmissions to intercept unique identifying numbers that cell phones transmit. They then modify their own phones to broadcast these numbers, cloning the legitimate phone ID, so their calls and data use are charged to the cloned account. This [...]

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 [...]

BBC Tech Tent PODCAST Presented By SCARS™ :: Indian Call Centre Scam Shut Down And More

BBC Tech Tent PODCAST Presented By SCARS™ Indian Call Centre Tech Support ScamTech Support Scam Phone scammers may masquerade as tech support employees for a major company in order to take your money or install a virus on your computer. They may call from what seem to be legitimate company numbers using caller ID spoofing. Shut Down Also Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency, and More If you want to share this podcast, click on the link below BBC Tech Tent Podcast Copyright © 2019 BBC - Downloaded With Permission of BBC Please [...]

SCARS™ Insight: Facebook 1 Billion Fake Profiles [Infographic]

SCARS™ Insight: Facebook 1 Billion Fake Profiles [InfographicInfographic Infographics (a shortened word of "information" and "graphics") are graphic visual representations of information, data, or knowledge intended to present information quickly and clearly. They can improve your understanding of a topic by utilizing graphics. Infographics have evolved in recent years to be more useful for mass communications and thus are designed with fewer assumptions about the readers' knowledge base than other types of visualizations.] Think About This? There Are About 2+ Billion Profiles On Facebook! THAT IS A LOT OF PEOPLE - MORE THAN CHINA & THE U.S. COMBINED! Now think about 1 billion fake facebook profiles? That's 50% of Facebook profiles! This Concerns Us! What [...]

SCARS™ Staying Safe Online: Dealing with Cyberbullies

SCARS™ Staying Safe Online: Dealing with Cyberbullies Bullies Are Taking Advantage Of Technology To Intimidate And Harass Their Victims. Dealing With CyberbullyingCyberbullying Cyberbullying or cyberharassment is a form of bullying or harassment using electronic means. Cyberbullying and cyber harassment are also known as online bullying. It has become increasingly common, especially among teenagers, as the digital universe has expanded and technology has advanced. Cyberbullying is when someone bullies or harasses others on the internet and other digital spaces, particularly on social media sites. Harmful bullying behavior can include posting rumors, threats, sexual remarks, a victims' personal information (Doxing), or pejorative labels (i.e. hate speech). Bullying or harassment can be identified by repeated behavior and an intent to emotional harm. Victims of cyberbullying may experience lower self-esteem, increased suicidal ideation, and various negative emotional responses, including being scared, frustrated, angry, depressed, or PTSD. Can Be Difficult, But There Are Steps You Can Take. [lwptoc] What Is Cyberbullying? CYBERBULLYING REFERS TO THE PRACTICE OF USING TECHNOLOGY TO HARASS, OR BULLY, SOMEONE ELSE [...]

Where Do Scammers Scam Scam Victims? – SCARS™ Special Report

SCARS™ Special Report: Where Do Scammers Scam Scam Victims? We Are Asked Every Single Day If Scammers Scam On This Social Media Or That One! While This list may not be complete these are ALL places where scammers scam on Social Media. In other words, everywhere! If you belong or [...]

The World Of Facebook Users – a SCARS|ANALYTICS™ Infographic

SCARS|ANALYTICS™ Infographic: The World Of Facebook Users What We Now Know About The World Of Facebook Users In 2019 50% - 1.1 Billion Fakes / over 100,000 Scammers creating and running scamsScams A Scam is a confidence trick - a crime -  is an attempt to defraud a person or group after first gaining their trust through deception. Scams or confidence tricks exploit victims using their credulity, naïveté, compassion, vanity, irresponsibility, or greed and exploiting that. Researchers have defined confidence tricks as "a distinctive species of fraudulent conduct ... intending to further voluntary exchanges that are not mutually beneficial", as they "benefit con operators ('con men' - criminals) at the expense of their victims (the 'marks')". A scam is a crime even if no money was lost. - resulting in over 25 million scam victims on Facebook! This is based upon third-party published analysis and [...]

ACT AGAINST SCAMS! – SCARS™ Campaign – Call To Action

SCARS™ ACT AGAINST SCAMS! - Call To Action Do You Want To Do Something To Make A Difference? Here is something very simple: Save this graphic to your phone / tablet / computer. Then when you find a fake profile, add it as a comment on the top post so other [...]

Jeffrey Jef Welch Speaks Out Against Scammers [VIDEO]

Jeffrey Jef Welch Speaks Out Against Scammers [VIDEO] A SCARS ScamTV™ VIDEO As An Impersonation VictimImpersonation Victim An impersonation victim is someone who has had their identity or images used by someone who imitates or copies their identity to scam or defraud another. This is a criminal act such as identity theft, online impersonation scam, or other fraud. This is usually where the criminal is trying to assume the identity of this victim, in order to commit fraud, such as accessing confidential information or gaining property from someone else. Himself, Jef Welch Speaks Out To Other Victims About His Stolen Photos And Identity We thank Jef Welch for his excellent video! Video copyright © 2018 Jef Welch   SCARS™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida [...]

War With Facebook – SCARS™ Commentary

War With Facebook - A SCARS™ Commentary One of the Great Challenges of helping the public become aware of the true dangers online is the desire of the Social Media Companies to sweep it all under the rug. Facebook is the perfect example of their "Big Brother" desire to dominate [...]

SCARS™ Special Report: Online Vigilantes Can Actually Hurt Criminal Cases

SCARS™ Special Report: Online Vigilantes Can Actually Hurt CriminalCriminal A criminal is any person who through a decision or act engages in a crime. This can be complicated, as many people break laws unknowingly, however, in our context, it is a person who makes a decision to engage in unlawful acts or to place themselves with others who do this. A criminal always has the ability to decide not to break the law, or if they initially engage in crime to stop doing it, but instead continues. Cases Experts Warn Online Vigilantes Not To Share Photos Of People Accused Of Crimes A few months ago in Australia, the country was rocked by three shocking crimes in one week, and the public wanted justice. Naturally, the modern version of the [...]

SCARS™ Insight: Facebook Cracking Down Or Just On Crack?

SCARS™ Insight: Facebook Cracking Down Or Just On Crack? - - - - - - - - - NEW FACEBOOK SEXUAL CONTENT LIMITS In December of 2018 Facebook instituted new Community Standards to limit all "sexually explicit or suggestive" content. This has resulted in photos being removed even though the [...]

RSN OBSERVATION: Move Fast And Break Things [Video]

RSN OBSERVATION: Move Fast And Break Things [Video] "Move Fast And Break Things" Is Facebook's Official Motto From 2005 To The Present! Never a day goes by without something or someone else being broken by Facebook's cavalier attitudes and incompetence. As a victim, you are as much a victim of [...]

SCARS™ Guide: Human Trafficking & Its Relationship To Scamming

SCARS™ Guide: Human Trafficking & Its Relationship To Scamming Human Trafficking Many do not know that online fraudFraud In law, fraud is intentional deception to secure unfair or unlawful gain (money or other assets), or to deprive a victim of a legal right. Fraud can violate civil law (e.g., a fraud victim may sue the fraud perpetrator to avoid the fraud or recover monetary compensation) or criminal law (e.g., a fraud perpetrator may be prosecuted and imprisoned by governmental authorities), or it may cause no loss of money, property, or legal right but still be an element of another civil or criminal wrong. The purpose of fraud may be monetary gain or other benefits, for example by obtaining a passport, travel document, or driver's license, or mortgage fraud, where the perpetrator may attempt to qualify for a mortgage by way of false statements. A fraud can also be a hoax, which is a distinct concept that involves deliberate deception without the intention of gain or of materially damaging or depriving a victim. is closely related to Human Trafficking and Terrorism. The bad guys that scam the world help fund these activities. The Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams [SCARS] does all it can to [...]

SCARS™ How To: What To Do If Your Scammer Impersonates You On Facebook?

SCARS™ How To: What To Do If Your ScammerScammer A Scammer or Fraudster is someone that engages in deception to obtain money or achieve another objective. They are criminals that attempt to deceive a victim into sending more or performing some other activity that benefits the scammer. Impersonates You On Facebook? How To Deal With A Fake Profile On Facebook Impersonating You? [lwptoc] A Note Of Caution: We say it over and over, never confront scammers. When you do they can take out their angerAnger Anger, also known as wrath or rage, is an intense emotional state involving a strong uncomfortable and non-cooperative response to a perceived provocation, trigger, hurt or threat. About one-third of scam victims become trapped in anger for extended periods of time following a scam. A person experiencing anger will often experience physical effects, such as increased heart rate, elevated blood pressure, and increased levels of adrenaline and noradrenaline. Some view anger as an emotion that triggers a part of the fight or flight response. Anger becomes the predominant feeling behaviorally, cognitively, and physiologically. Anger can have many physical and mental consequences. While most of those who experience anger explain its arousal as a result of "what has happened to them", psychologists point out that an angry person can very well be mistaken because anger causes a loss in self-monitoring capacity and objective observability. in several ways, [...]

RSN™ Special Report: It’s Time To Leave Yahoo Mail

RSN™ Special Report: It's Time To Leave Yahoo Mail It's Been Two Years Since Yahoo's Data Breach - What Have You Done To Stay Safe? Far Too Often Victims Believe "THEM, NOT ME" Except, 3 billion Yahoo accounts were hacked The massive data breach can be an opportunity to do [...]

RSN™ Infographic – Are You Easy Bait For Identity Thieves?

RSN™ Infographic - Are You Easy Bait For Identity Thieves? Do You Know All The Ways An Identity Thief Can Target Victims Online? There were over 15 million victims of identity fraud in 2016, and it is estimated that it doubled in 2017. Javelin Research reports that overall fraud incidence rose 16% [...]

RSN™ Editorial: A Week Of Insanity

RSN™ Editorial: A Week Of Insanity We believe there is a war going on between the side that wants fairness in our public media, and the socialists that want AN "ANYTHING GOES" witch hunt on every topic and no law enforcement and for everyone to be a victim. Do You [...]

SCARS™ Special Report: Facebook Moderators – The Weak Link

SCARS™ Special Report: Facebook Moderators - The Weak Link Facebook Has Nearly 10,000 “Content Moderators” Around The World «Extracted from The Guardian - copyright acknowledge» Facebook Moderators: A Quick Guide To Their Job And Its Challenges From The Guardian Though Facebook has its own comparatively small in-house moderating team, most of [...]

RSN™ Special Report: Facebook’s Guidance On Graphic Violence

RSN™ Special Report: Facebook's Guidance On Graphic Violence Reprinted from The Guardian - Copyright Acknowledged At first, Facebook’s policies seem clear enough. Most start with a clear explanation of what it does and doesn’t tolerate. But often there are caveats. The Guardian has been told some moderators struggle to understand distinctions [...]

RSN™ Special Report: Facebook’s Manual On Credible Threats Of Violence

RSN™ Special Report: Facebook's Manual On Credible Threats Of Violence Reprinted from The Guardian - Copyright Acknowledged At first, Facebook’s policies seem clear enough. Most start with a clear explanation of what it does and doesn’t tolerate. But often there are caveats. Some moderators struggle to understand distinctions – and [...]

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SCARS GREN BOOK - The SCARS STEPS Guide to Scam Victim Recovery

SCARS GREEN BOOK
Self-Help Self-Paced Recovery Program Guide

LEARN HOW TO RECOVER ON YOUR OWN

This program is designed to help scam victims struggling to recover on their own and for those who want to understand the overall process. You can be using other resources, such as traumaTrauma Emotional and psychological trauma is the result of extraordinarily stressful events that shatter your sense of security, making you feel helpless in a dangerous world. Psychological trauma can leave you struggling with upsetting emotions, memories, and anxiety that won’t go away. It can also leave you feeling numb, disconnected, and unable to trust other people. Traumatic experiences often involve a threat to life or safety or other emotional shocks, but any situation that leaves you feeling overwhelmed and isolated can result in trauma, even if it doesn’t involve physical harm. It’s not the objective circumstances that determine whether an event is traumatic, but your subjective emotional experience of the event. The more frightened and helpless you feel, the more likely you are to be traumatized. Trauma requires treatment, either through counseling or therapy or through trauma-oriented support programs, such as those offered by SCARS. counselingCounseling Counseling is the professional guidance of the individual by utilizing psychological methods especially in collecting case history data, using various techniques of the personal interview, and testing interests and aptitudes. A mental health counselor (MHC), or counselor, is a person who works with individuals and groups to promote optimum mental and emotional health. Such persons may help individuals deal with issues associated with addiction and substance abuse; family, parenting, and marital problems; stress management; self-esteem; and aging. They may also work with "Social Workers", "Psychiatrists", and "Psychologists". SCARS does not provide mental health counseling. or therapy, qualified support groupsSupport Groups In a support group, members provide each other with various types of help, usually nonprofessional and nonmaterial, for a particular shared, usually burdensome, characteristic, such as romance scams. Members with the same issues can come together for sharing coping strategies, to feel more empowered and for a sense of community. The help may take the form of providing and evaluating relevant information, relating personal experiences, listening to and accepting others' experiences, providing sympathetic understanding and establishing social networks. A support group may also work to inform the public or engage in advocacy. They can be supervised or not. SCARS support groups are moderated by the SCARS Team and or volunteers., or completely independent – on your own!

The SCARS Steps program is a complete program and is provided for the purpose of helping scam victims to overcome this experience. Throughout this SCARS Steps Program, we speak about issues and challenges that a victim may have and help guide them through their recovery. But each person is different and it is important to understand your own reasons for being vulnerable to being scammed.

After the trauma of being scammed, you need to take steps to recover and move on. This may be an alternative to counseling in the short term, but we still encourage you to seek out professional help & support. Throughout this SCARS Steps Program, we speak about issues, challenges, defects, or problems that a victim may have in a generalized way.

The SCARS GREEN BOOK will help you recover from your scam offline and it will always be there when you need it!

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SCARS SLATE BOOK - A Guide For Families & Friends Of Scam Victims

SCARS SLATE BOOK – Let Us Explain What Happened!

A Guide For Families & Friends Of Scam Victims

HOW TO HELP ROMANCE SCAM VICTIMS FOR FAMILIES & FRIENDS OF SCAM VICTIMS

This SCARS Publishing book represents a complete guide to help the families and friends understand how these scams work and how to help the victim.

The SCARS Slate Book should be purchased by family and friends to better understand what happened to the victim and the traumatic impact on them. But it can also be shared by the victim so that they do not have to explain to family and friends about the scam. This publication is to help others to help Scam Victims to make it through this traumatic experience and recover.

Each person is different and it is important to understand how relationship scamsRelationship Scam A Relationship Scam is a one-to-one criminal act that involves a trust relationship and uses deception & manipulation to get a victim to give to the criminal something of value, such as money! Click here to learn more: What Is A Relationship Scam? work and why people are vulnerable; to being scammed, how they were lured in, then groomed and manipulated. This understanding is essential in helping them through the process of ending the scam and then on to recovery. The SCARS Slate Book will provide the information necessary to help support a victim through this process.

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SCARS RED BOOK - Your Personal Scam Evidence & Crime Record Organizer

SCARS RED BOOK
Your Personal Scam Evidence & Crime Record Organizer

ORGANIZE YOUR INFORMATION TO MAKE THE REPORTING PROCESS SIMPLE!

Helps you get and stay organized. This publication is to help Scam Victims organize their crime information. Complete this information before reporting to the police then bring this book with you

Before or after reporting to the police the RED BOOK gives you a dedicated tool to record all the essential facts of this crime. The Victim, the Scammers, the Money, and your Police interactions. Everything that really matters can be easily recorded for your immediate use and for the future!

As we have seen, money recovery/repayment programs can become available years after the scam ends and you need to keep all the details of this crime in case it is needed. We have also seen scammers being extradited to the U.S. and other countries, this will help in the event you testify or give statements, Additionally, this helps you have your information ready to qualify for victims’ benefits, compensation, or aid.

The Official SCARS RED BOOK is your way of recording all the important facts of this crime so that you do not lose essential information, Complete the RED BOOK then put it away with the confidence that you will have it if or when it is needed.

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SCARS BLUE BOOK - Survivor's Recovery Journal
SCARS LIME BOOK - Wisdom & Motivation for Scam Victims
SCARS CHERRY BOOK - A Guide To Understanding Your Fear
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SCARS WORKBOOK - Understanding Self-Blame, Guilt, and Shame
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