This is our SCARS|EDUCATION website to help romance and other types of cyber-enabled (scam) victims find information about how their scams happened, what to do next, and how to recover after they are over.
SCARS is the Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc. – a government registered incorporated crime victims’ assistance nonprofit organization supporting scam victims worldwide.
Visit www.AgainstScams.org to learn more about SCARS
Report all Scams & Scams on www.Anyscam.com or on this website
Official SCARS Websites:
- AgainstScams.org – Main SCARS
- Anyscam.com – Report Scammers
- ScamsOnline.org – Scammer Photos
- ScamCrime.com – Latest Scam News
- OnlineVictims.org – Scam Victims’ Stories
- ScamPsychology.org – Research on Scams
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We re-designed our home page to help you find information more easily. Please let us know how we are doing?
Looking for scammer photos? Visit ScamsOnline.org for our latest photos galleries!
We are phasing out the “Romance Scams Now” brand as we focus on the name SCARS. So you will see a mix of the naming on this website and our other media over the next year until the conversion is complete. Go to www.AgainstScams.org to learn more.
This is our 20th year publishing this website. There have been a lot of changes over the years but we remain commited to providing you with the best and most accurate information about scams, and especially romance scams. We are the global experts with nearly 30 years of continuous experience helping the public avoid scams and to recover from them.
Immediately After A Scam, You Will Have Questions
Here is our After-Scam Reality Check! It is blunt but to the point – you need proper expectations to move forward with your recovery.
Based upon our almost 30 Years of Experience this is what you should expect: You Have Been Scammed And You Can’t Undo It. You Must Report The Crime To Your Local Police Even Though They Can’t Arrest The Scammer – But The Report Still Matters. You Will Not Be Able To Recover Your Money That You Sent To The Scammer.
This Guide Will Help You Understand The Hard Times That Come After A Scam
You all know what you felt after you discovered your scam. Heartache, despair, rage and anger, depression. The whole range of traumatic emotions that follow something like this.
Some victims give away huge sums of money, from thousands to over a million. We know that scams are both an emotional dependency that results in grief after it ends, as well as an addiction that results in withdrawal after it is over. There have been massive amounts written about the impact on people’s lives when they experience these things.