Suicide & Romance Scams

SCARS™ Support: Open Letter To A Victim In Pain

SCARS™ Support: Open Letter To A Victim In Pain We had a victim come to us in a rage over wanting to find her scammer. It appears she is not listening. We hope this information makes its way to her! Here Is Her Last Message To Us: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - " My [...]

Another Scam Victim Suicide – SCARS™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS™ SCAM NEWS: Another Scam Victim Suicide Woman kills herself after being duped by catfisher posing as Home and Away star Heartbroken Home and Away star Lincoln Lewis has spoken out after a woman stole his identity for cruel a catfishing ruse that ended in tragedy in Melbourne, Australia Click On The Title In The Content Box Below To View The Full Story     SCARS™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.   [...]

Sextortion Is A Killer For Young Girls – SCARS™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS™ SCAM NEWS: Sextortion Is A Killer For Young Girls In 2010, a young girl named Amanda Todd from Canada started down a path that led to her suicide in 2012 at the age of 15. The slippery slope began when she was chatting online. The chat also featured the use of a video camera, which inevitably led to more and more risque requests from the anonymous slimeball on the other end of the chat. This worthless [...]

Remembering Boyati Miskun – SCARS™ In Memoriam

SCARS™ In Memoriam: Boyati Miskun Indonesian Worker Kills Self After Internet Lover Scammed Her From Our Archive: August 2015 Instead Of Finding Her Soulmate Online, She Lost $49,000 And Eventually Her Life. Indonesian domestic worker Boyati Miskun was found dead on July 22, hanging on the stairway in her employer’s building in Ngau Tau Kok. But months before, she had sought help from the Indonesian consulate and Helpers for Domestic Helpers (HDH) because Internet scammers from [...]

RSN™ Guide: Depression – What You Need To Know

RSN™ Guide: Depression What You Need To Know By the: United States National Institute of Mental Health About this Guide This Guide, was prepared by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), provides an overview on depression. NIMH is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research. This Guide will help you learn the following four things that everyone should know about depression: Depression is a real illness. Depression affects [...]

Scam Trauma Syndrome [STS]

Scam Trauma Syndrome [STS] An Exploration of the Psychological Effects of a Romance Scam on its Victim A Whitepaper By Tim McGuinness, Ph.D. Scam Trauma Syndrome is a term that we have termed at the Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams [SCARS] for the trauma that Romance Scam Victims experience as a result of their scam discovery, it is based (in part) upon the extensive research and awareness of a similar type of trauma called Rape Trauma Syndrome and [...]