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RSN™ Anti-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. Tip: 3 Simple Rules

Spotting Fake Profiles Is Child’s Play With 3 Simple Rules

  1. WHAT IS THEIR CONTEXT

    1. Who are they?
    2. What are they?
    3. Where are they?
  2.  INCONSISTENT WITH THE CONTEXT

    1. What is odd?
    2. What is out of place?
    3. What should not be there?
  3. MISSING FROM THE CONTEXT

    1. What should be there?
    2. What is not there?
    3. What would this person have?

If you always apply these simple rules to every profile you encounter you will spot many more fakes!

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