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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: Cyber-Crime Police Bust Nigerian-Led GangGang A gang is normally a group or society of associated criminals with a defined leadership and internal organization that identifies with or claims control over a territory or business practice in a community and engages, either individually or collectively, in illegal, and possibly violent, behavior. Online gangs are not limited by territory and may operate side by side with other gangs while engaging in crime online. Some members of criminal gangs are initiated (by going through a process of initiation), or have to prove their loyalty and right to belong by committing certain acts, usually theft or violence, or rituals. Gangs are usually rougher and more visible than scammer cartels, and more often arrested. That Cheated 21 People In India

The Ahmedabad CybercrimeCybercrime Cybercrime is a crime related to technology, computers, and the Internet. Typical cybercrime are performed by a computer against a computer, or by a hacker using software to attack computers or networks. Police On Monday, December 9, Busted A Racket Involving Six Members From Nigeria, Uganda, And India

According to the complaint filed by one of the victims, one Nigerian national identified as Lawrence Okosun,40, sent Kheradiya a friend request on Facebook claiming to be based in London.

Cyber-crime Police bust Nigerian-led gang that cheated 21 people in India

Cyber-crime Police bust Nigerian-led gang that cheated 21 people in India

The two exchanged phone numbers, started chatting on WhatsApp and became friends. After winning his confidence, the accused informed the victim that he was looking for a business partner in India to help him acquire raw material for his cancer research.

With promises of high returns, the accused appointed an agent in India and lured the victim to buy one liter of “Crenulata liquid vv extra-solution” worth Rs 5 lakh as a sample from him. The solution was supposed to be raw material for cancer research.

Over a period of time, the accused made the victim transfer a total of Rs 30 lakh in different bank accounts to procure raw material for the research.

The six accused then transferred the deposits into their bank accounts.

After a complaint was filed at the cyber crime police in Ahmedabad, the accused was traced down in Maharashtra and arrested.

The investigation revealed that the Nigerian accused had formed a gang along with John Amokhole, 36, a Nigerian, SheshamNashaba, 22, from Uganda, Gittanjali aka Sona Suraj Dhakolia,24, a resident of West Mumbai and Sagar Tusiram Gupta, 27, from India.

The probe revealed that the gang had defrauded at least 21 individuals in various parts of the country.

On December 9, cybercrime officials arrested the six accused in Maharashtra and seized 23 phones, four laptops, a WIFI dongle, a Walkie phone and 11 sum cards from them.

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It is essential that law enforcement knows about 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. & scammers, even though there is nothing (in most cases) that they can do.

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  1. Local Police – ask them to take an “informational” police report – say you need it for your insurance
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