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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.™ Analysis Of 2017 – 2018 Romance Scamming Seasons
Be watchful all year but especially in the fourth quarter
SCARS™ Analysis shows that scamming peaks in the 4th calendar quarter of the year and is lowest during the summer. This is attributed to victims being on vacation in the summer and also the extremely hot weather in the scamming countries near the equator. 4th quarter scamming increases are attributed to the emotional availability of victims during the year-end holidays. This is based on data from social media activity, website visits, 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. reporting, search traffic, and other activity derived data.
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