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Welcome to the Society of Citizens Against Romance 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.

Romance Scams Now is a part of our organization.

To tell you all a little bit about 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. – we are a non-profit corporation domiciled in the United States. We are what is characterized as a Non-Governmental Organization – an NGO. We were founded in 2015 (though RSN has its origin in 1991).

We provide:

  • 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. Advocacy
  • Government Policy Development
  • Cybercriminal Reporting Network – the SCARS Anti-Scam Data Reporting Network
  • Anti-Scam Media & Publishing
  • Scam Avoidance Education
  • Online Crime Victims’s Assistance & Support
  • Internet Crime Intelligence & Research

This is done through our three principal websites:

Please visit our websites for more information about our programs, initiatives, campaigns, and to become a member of SCARS (individual memberships are always free).

You are welcome to contact us directly at contact@AgainstRomanceScams.org