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RSN™ Editorial: Don’t Waste Your Money On Private Detectives
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. Victim Advisory – Investigative 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. & Wasting Your Money
There is a Private Investigation company called Trustify that is taking the money of scam victims to confirm that, yes, they are being scammed. Unfortunately, there are many investigative services that are only too happy to take your money.
After all, you are desperate. You have sent money to 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.. You have fallen in love with them, and you just need to know the truth!
There are real investigators who will help you and take your money, but what do they give you? An answer you already knew or suspected? Was the money worth it? Probably not.
There are also scammers that pretend to be investigators. Can you tell which is which?
Because of defamation and liability, we can not tell you want we think of some of the real businesses that do this. But we can tell you that you are wasting your money by hiring an investigator to verify a scam. It’s not that they will not get to the bottom of “is it a scammer or not,” but you already suspected it, so why waste more money?
Look, you already made one mistake and it got you scammed. Don’t make another by throwing money away just to confirm what you already know!
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If You Suspect It Is A Scam, Then Turn It Off. Report The Scammer, BlockBlock Blocking is a technical action usually on social media or messaging platforms that restricts or bans another profile from seeing or communicating with your profile. To block someone on social media, you can usually go to their profile and select it from a list of options - often labeled or identified with three dots ••• Them, And Walk Away
Any money you spend on an investigator is a complete waste!
We do not endorse any of them, and we think it is despicable to take money from scam victims in this way.
But if you are determined to throw money down the drain then don’t listen to us. You are an adult and free to make as many mistakes as you want.
We wish you the best regardless of what you do!
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FAQ: How Do You Properly Report Scammers?
It is essential that law enforcement knows about scams & scammers, even though there is nothing (in most cases) that they can do.
Always report scams involving money lost or where you received money to:
- Local Police – ask them to take an “informational” police report – say you need it for your insurance
- Your National Police or FBIFBI FBI - Federal Bureau of Investigation The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States and its principal federal law enforcement agency. Operating under the jurisdiction of the United States Department of Justice, the FBI is also a member of the U.S. Intelligence Community and reports to both the Attorney General and the Director of National Intelligence. A leading U.S. counter-terrorism, counterintelligence, and criminal investigative organization, the FBI has jurisdiction over violations of more than 200 categories of federal crimes, including financial fraud. (www.IC3.gov)
- The Scars Worldwide Reporting Network HERE or on www.Anyscam.com
This helps your government understand the problem, and allows law enforcement to add scammers on watch lists worldwide.
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To learn more about SCARS visit www.AgainstScams.org
Please be sure to report all scammers HERE or on www.Anyscam.com
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