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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.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. News: Anti-Scam Story Of The Year! Arrests Exceed 70,000 Worldwide in 2019

WORLDWIDE ARRESTS OF CYBERCRIMINALS HAVE PASSED 70,000 – COMPARED TO 21,000 IN 2018

China alone is responsible for more than 60,000 cyber/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. arrests in 2019 [Source: China’s Ministry of State Security & China News Service – as related by SCARS|CHINA]

Internet Crime Crackdown Leads To 60,000 Arrests

Officially Announced On November 15, 2019 By The Official PRC News Agency