Last Updated on by SCARS Editorial Team
Important: Scammers Are Trying A New Tactic!
Scammers are reporting victims as scammers on 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. websites.
Since we have the largest scam reporting network on Earth, scammers are attempting to compromise us and other websites with bogus reports against real people.
To temporarily control this, we have turned off the display of all 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. data on our websites pending a thorough clean out.
You can still report scammers on www.Anyscam.com and here www.RomanceScamsNow.com, but you will not be able to see the reports temporarily [we will have this clean up and countermeasures ready by the end of July].
We encourage everyone to be Googling their own names frequently to see if you are affected by this, particularly on websites that never review reported scammers.
We have received thousands of false reports and it will take us time to sort these out as well hold off future false reports. This is a massive task. Plus we will have to add means to prevent or minimize this in the future.
This was a brilliant strategy by the scammers as it creates chaos, confusion, and liability for publishers if we do not stop this.
Unlike Facebook, we take our responsibilities very seriously and have acted to stop this abuse.
We will, however, continue to aggressively report authentic scammers across the SCARSSCARS SCARS - Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc. A government registered crime victims' assistance & crime prevention nonprofit organization based in Miami, Florida, U.S.A. SCARS supports the victims of scams worldwide and through its partners in more than 60 countries around the world. Incorporated in 2015, its team has 30 years of continuous experience educating and supporting scam victims. Visit www.AgainstScams.org to learn more about SCARS. Network to governments, law enforcement, other websites and social media.
Just remember to Google yourself right now, and do it weekly just to make sure that you have not been erroneously reported someplace.
We thank you for your patience in letting us resolve this.