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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.™ Special Report: Where Do Scammers 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. Scam Victims?
We Are Asked Every Single Day If Scammers Scam On This Social Media Or That One!
While This list may not be complete these are ALL places where scammers scam on Social Media. In other words, everywhere!
If you belong or have an account on any of these – then you are a target.
We recommend that you close all social media accounts that you do not depend on. Especially if you joined one (such as Google Hangouts) just for the purposes of talking to a 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.!
List Of Scammer Filled Social Media
WHERE SCAMMERS WORK
|Name||Description/focus||Date launched||Registered users|
|About.me||Social networking site||October 2009||5,000,000|
|Academia.edu||Social networking site for academics/researchers||September 2008||18,000,000|
|AsianAvenue||A social network for the Asian American community||1997|
|aSmallWorld||European jet set and social elite worldwide||March 2004||550,000|