6 – PSYCHOLOGY OF SCAMS

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What we know about how scams work on the brain and how scammers manipulate their victims

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: Why Keeping Your Scam Secret Harms You And Everyone Else!

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: Why Keeping Your Scam Secret Harms You And Everyone Else! Why Scam Victims Don’t Disclose Being A Victim Being a scam victim is often not disclosed to anyone for many years. Some people may never disclose. When it happens, disclosure is often a process, not a single event. For example, an individual may first provide hints about a scam; if the response is supportive, then more information is shared. Over time, [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Victims’ Recovery: Volunteering

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Victims' Recovery: Volunteering After A Romance Scam, You Find That You Have Huge Amounts Of Time And Nothing To Do - No One To Talk To! The Answer Is Actually Simple If you are looking to fill in the time, get out of your own head, and make friends you first have to make connections. Online connections rarely become friends because they are either too fake, too far, nothing in common, or too [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Editorial: Commentary On Being Scammed Again

SCARS|RSN™ Editorial: Commentary On Being Scammed Again 90% Of Scam Survivors Have The Completely Wrong Idea About What It Means To Remain Safe And Avoid Future Scams Partly this is the fault of other so-called anti-scam groups - amateurs or fakes! They propagate the idea that once you learn about scams by looking at an endless stream of stolen photos that you will be immune from being scammed again. Unfortunately, this is also a scam. [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Victim Speaks Out: Crayon Pop’s Ellin (Kim Min-Young) Responds To Romance Scam Accusation [Video]

SCARS|RSN™ Victim Speaks Out: Crayon Pop’s Ellin (Kim Min-Young) Responds To Romance Scam Accusation [Video] This Is Not A Conventional Romance Scam - Though She Has Been Impersonated Before. In This Case, It Is About A Delusional Fan Who Presumed Or Projected A Relationship That Was Not There. Then Accused The K-Pop Star Of Being A Scammer Unfortunately, intrusive fans or even scam victims far too often intrude into the lives of real people. K-Pop Band [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Knowledge Matters To Scam Victims

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Knowledge Matters To Scam Victims Why Is Knowledge And Education So Important For Romance Scam Victims? One of the main reasons you were scammed was ignorance about the real risks online. Not only ignorance of the risks, but also a lack of general awareness about the trends that affect your life online. A big part of the recovery process is regaining control of your own life and being able to evaluate the risks that [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Victims’ Assistance: Finding Real Trauma Support For Romance Scams Victims

SCARS|RSN™ Victims' Assistance: Finding Real Trauma Support For Romance Scams Victims Far Too Many Romance Scam Victims Have Experienced Significant Trauma As A Result Of The Manipulations They Experienced During Their Scam. The trauma of a romance scam can be significant and devastating, with long term consequences if untreated. We recommend a combination approach to helping you recover: Education - learning what happened and how - you can start on www.RomanceScamsNow.com is the most complete [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Living In Denial – A Case In Point [VIDEOS]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Living In Denial - A Case In Point [VIDEOS] Sadly, A Substantial Number Of Scam Victims Simply Cannot Accept That They Were Scammed Over and over they have sent money to fake identities invented by scammers, but the compulsion to believe is so strong that they are incapable of accepting the truth. Unfortunately, short of hospitalization in a mental health facility, there is little that family and friends can do to convince them. [...]