Government Actions Against Scams

SCARS|RSN™ REGULATORY ALERT: U.S. Senator goes after Socially Engineered Web Addictions

SCARS|RSN™ REGULATORY ALERT: U.S. Senator goes after Socially Engineered Web Addictions Tuesday, July 30, 2019 Today Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) Introduced Legislation To Curb Addictive And Deceptive Techniques That Tech Giants Use To Exploit Users. THE SOCIETY OF CITIZENS AGAINST RELATIONSHIP SCAMS SUPPORTS THIS LEGISLATION Social Media Addiction Reduction Technology (SMART) Act The Social Media Addiction Reduction Technology (SMART) Act would ban certain features that are designed to be addictive, would require choice [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Advocacy: Local Law Enforcement Everywhere Needs Cybercrime Specialists On Staff – Help Stop Scams

SCARS|RSN™ Advocacy: Local Law Enforcement Everywhere Needs Cybercrime Specialists On Staff - Help Stop Scams LOCAL CYBERCRIME LAW ENFORCEMENT NEEDS TO MODERNIZE SOLUTIONS DO NOT ALWAYS NEED TO BE COMPLICATED CLICK HERE TO SIGN OUR PETITION » In today's exploding cybercrime world almost no local police agencies have any real experience, knowledge, or professional staff dedicated to cybercrime law enforcement or to help the victims of cybercrime (scams) understand the real situation or what law [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Complaints about Government Imposter Scams Reach Record High, According to New FTC Data [Infographic]

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Complaints about Government Imposter Scams Reach Record High, According to New FTC Data [Infographic] Federal Trade Commission Reminder The Federal Trade Commission is reminding consumers that scammers are increasingly trying to make a buck by falsely claiming to be Uncle Sam. Monthly complaints to the FTC’s Consumer Sentinel Network about scammers pretending to be from the government reached the highest levels on record this spring. Since 2014, consumers have filed nearly 1.3 [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: National Cyber Strategy Of The United States Of America

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: National Cyber Strategy Of The United States Of America From President Donald J. Trump Protecting America’s national security and promoting the prosperity of the American people are my top priorities. Ensuring the security of cyberspace is fundamental to both endeavors. Cyberspace is an integral component of all facets of American life, including our economy and defense. Yet, our private and public entities still struggle to secure their systems, and adversaries have increased the [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Executive Order Establishing a Task Force on Consumer & Cyber Fraud

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Executive Order Establishing a Task Force on Consumer & Cyber Fraud While a large portion of the intent of this Executive Order is on establishing a Federal Task Force on various activities, its action also includes online and Internet-based fraud, scams, and cybercrime. It formalizes a United States Government response to place new attention of all forms of transnational crime across the board and empowers new actions and recommendations that should result in [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Executive Order Regarding Transnational Criminal Organizations

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Executive Order Regarding Transnational Criminal Organizations While a large portion of the intent of this Executive Order is on transnational criminality, its action also includes online and Internet-based fraud, scams, and cybercrime. It formalizes a United States Government response to place new attention of all forms of transnational crime across the board and empowers new actions and recommendations that should result in escalating enforcement. Here Is The Full Text Of The Executive Order Enforcing [...]

SCARS™ Advocacy: President Donald Trump’s Executive Orders Relating To Cybercrime

SCARS™ Advocacy: President Donald Trump's Executive Orders Relating To Cybercrime We Applaud President Donald Trump For His Commitment To Strengthening Internet Safety And Critical Online Infrastructure. 2017-Present Here is a list of President Trump's Executive Orders that matter to us: EO 13873: Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain EO 13870: America's Cybersecurity Workforce EO 13865: Coordinating National Resilience to Electromagnetic Pulses EO 13863: Taking Additional Steps to Address the National Emergency [...]

State of Local Cybercrime / Internet Crime Laws & Legislation in the United States

State of Local Cybercrime / Internet Crime Laws & Legislation in the United States 2018 Cybersecurity Legislation Catalog Provided by SCARS|ANALYTICS Division The following is a catalog of cybercrime / cybersecurity laws activity by states and territories in 2018. SCARS State Law Support Against Cybercrime / Cybersecurity Score: SCARS U.S. Legislative Cybercrime Score: F - Fail U.S. STATES With the U.S. House of Representatives in parallisys, it becomes the States to move the [...]

Why Is The Case Of Mable Dulaney So Important To Other Victims?

SCARS|RSN™ Legal: Why Is The Case Of Mable Dulaney So Important To Other Victims? Consider This Particular Case; Mable Dulaney Was Arrested For Being A Money Mule - In Other Words Money Laundering. So What? So far there have been few money mule cases in the United States, and all of them (as far as we know) have been willing, knowing money mules! But This Case Is Different! This is a romance scam victim manipulated [...]

SCARS|RSN™ ADVOCACY: Help Us Defend A 63 Year Old Elderly Scam Victim From Spending The Rest Of Her Life In Prison! [UPDATED August 16]

SCARS|RSN™ ADVOCACY: Help Us Defend A 63 Year Old Elderly Scam Victim From Spending The Rest Of Her Life In Prison! [UPDATED August 16] FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED ALL MONEY DONATED IS BEING REFUNDED BY GOFUNDME UPDATE: Sadly we had to discontinue our efforts to help this manipulated victim of a romance scam. We had to tell the people involved that other victims will not help a victim in need. Everyone expects someone to [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Who’s Job Is It?

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Who's Job Is It? Many Scam Victims Seem To Poorly Understand How The Real World Functions To help enlighten, we offer the following overview and list of "jobs" related to scams and scammers and who does them. SCAMMERS Of course, these are the criminals. But few understand that this is a massive global trans-national cybercriminal empire with revenues of in the Hundreds of Billions of U.S. Dollars annually (current cybercrime costs are [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Reporting To The Local Police

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Reporting To The Local Police Every Single Day, Victims Speak About Their Experience Reporting To Their Local Police! IMPORTANT: Not every country is the same! This article mostly applies for victims in stable, rule of law countries. This includes the United States, Canada, UK & Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and some others. Not all countries have professional police, so you will have to decide if it is worth the potential problems to [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: The Importance of the Police Report

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: The Importance of the Police Report By: Kirk B. Redwine, Criminal Justice Institute School of Law Enforcement Supervision Session XXII - October 26, 2003 The Importance of the Police Report Without the police report, your government has no real idea of what is going on, and cannot prioritize or allocate resources to address the problem. The failure to report results in reduced police resources, and crimes that are never addressed. "Most entertainment media [...]

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SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Where Does Your Money Go?

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Where Does Your Money Go? Scammers Arrests Are Increasing Worldwide, But When Arrested Where Does The Victim's Money Go? This Depends On The Country In the United States, Canada, Australia, Europe, and other First World Countries When scammers are arrested in the developed - first world countries - there is a process for including and supporting victims in the process. This includes participating in the trial, in the sentencing, and the return [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Indian IRS Scams – How They Work?

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Indian IRS Scams - How They Work? An Individual Indian Scammer Explains How The Fake IRS Call Center Scams Work Jayesh, a 19-year-old from Mumbai, India, explains how he worked in a fraudulent telephone boiler room pretending to be an IRS agent collecting taxes as he called people all over America. The video is followed by examples of fake IRS threats and Jayesh's explanation of how they worked. PLEASE SHARE OUR ARTICLES [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Talking with Kids About Being Online

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Talking with Kids About Being Online From: First Lady Melania Trump, White House, and the Federal Trade Commission, Washington D.C. This guide from the Federal Trade Commission covers issues to raise with kids about living their lives online. Introduction By First Lady Melania Trump As First Lady, I want to nurture the most valuable part of our society and our future: children. As adults, we take responsibility for helping children [...]

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