SCARS™ Anti-Scam Tip: Confrontation & The Scammer Dodge

SCARS™ Anti-Scam Tip: Confrontation & The Scammer Dodge Scammers are professionals and have developed techniques to stay connected with their victims at moments of crisis. An example of this is this comment left on our site by a victim. We present it to illustrate a point: I was chatting with Asian guy claimed to be a major and deployed in Kabul Afghanistan. His parents died in a plane crash and ex-wife died in a car [...]

SCARS™ Scam News: Another Scammer Kingpin Arrested In India

SCARS™ Scam News: Another Scammer Kingpin Arrested In India Blackmail Sextortion Ring In India Broken Up And The Kingpin "Shereef" Arrested According to one Indian News source: Seven now held in the racket and two more remain to be nabbed The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the racket that duped young women and blackmailed them arrested one more person on Saturday. The arrested was identified as Shereef, who, according to the police, was the ‘mastermind’ [...]

SCARS™ Scam Definition: EXTORTION

SCARS™ Scam Definition: EXTORTION Many Scam Victims Are Frequently Confused About The Definitions Of Cyber-Enabled Crimes, Such As Scams, Blackmail Or Extortion EXTORTION IS VERY SIMPLY OBTAINING BENEFIT THROUGH COERCION In most jurisdictions, extortion is a criminal offense. Pure and simple! Here is the definition in many U.S. States' Legal Codes: The crime of Extortion is committed when a person maliciously threatens to: Accuse another of any crime or offense; Injure the person, property or [...]