(Last Updated On: February 14, 2023)

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. gives the 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. victims feelings of safety, understanding.

Victims are never blamed, never accused but provided with the knowledge-lack of which cost them so much and ongoing education which helps them to stay safe online. The most important thing for devastated victims is showing them that recovery is possible. SCARS do not only show it but help and support victims in their recovery. I owe my recovery to SCARS. Thank you Dr Tim, thank you SCARS for helping me to recover. I never wish anybody to become a scam victim but if it happens you will be looking for help I strongly recommend SCARS