Manipulation

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™ 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. [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology of Scams Video – Stranger Trust

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology of Scams Video - Stranger Trust Stranger Trust Is A Documented Psychological Phenomenon That Opens The Door To Vulnerability! To learn more about Stranger Trust CLICK HERE » Do you remember not to talk to strangers? Stranger Trust is the first step in making yourself vulnerable! Once the scammer or cybercriminal is in the door, then you are lost control. THIS IS EXACTLY HOW SOCIAL ENGINEERING WORKS! Tags: Psychology of Scams, Stranger [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology of Scams: What Drives Us To Be Scammed

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology of Scams: What Drives Us To Be Scammed Every Minute, Every Day, Throughout Our Lives We Rush Headlong From One Scam To Another Why Are We Scammed? Because we are emotional beings who want for things we do not have. It really is that simple. Marketers, salespeople, politicians, and scammers - wait, it there any difference between them? They are all selling us something we long for. Every Day We Are [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Internet Romance Scammers Know What Their Victims Are Longing To Hear

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Internet Romance Scammers Know What Their Victims Are Longing To Hear It can be surprisingly easy to fall prey to a romance scam — and has nothing to do with stupidity, an online fraud expert has warned. Key points: Smart people regularly fall for romance scams and it can be easy to fall for a person you've never met, says Suli Malet-Warden Hundreds of relationship scams reported in the four years to 2018 cost [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Avoid Teen Sextortion [VIDEO]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Avoid Teen Sextortion [VIDEO] From the Federal Bureau of Investigation: Dangerous Connections - Youth Face A Massive Risk of Sextortion Online One victim was a 14-year-old boy from West Virginia. Another victim from Michigan was only 12. Yet another was a 17-year-old girl from Ohio who attempted suicide in a desperate try to escape the situation. In total, the FBI was able to identify 20 young people who were harassed, threatened, and sexually [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: Equivocation – The Magician’s Choice – The Arts Of Manipulation

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: Equivocation - The Magician's Choice - The Arts Of Manipulation Many Victims Believed That They Made Their Own Choices During The Scam They Frequently Cannot Forgive Themselves Because Of It - But In Reality, Most Of The Time The Scammer Made Or Led All The Major Decisions Scams & Magic Have Much In Common Scams & Magic Tricks are all about manipulation and control. The relationship is far closer [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology of Scams: Stranger Trust – How Did You Get Captured In A Scam

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology of Scams: Stranger Trust - How Did You Get Captured In A Scam Talking To And Trusting Strangers, And The Captive Flow We All Know We Are Not Supposed To Automatically Trust Strangers - Then Why Do We? Let's explore why we are so willing to trust someone we have never met! In 2017 Study It Suggests We Are More Likely To Trust A Stranger Instead Of Someone We know Recent research suggests [...]

SCARS|RSN Psychology of Scams: Scam Victim Selfishness – A Common Behavior That Leads To Romance Scams?

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology of Scams: Scam Victim Selfishness - A Common Behavior That Leads To Romance Scams? Is One Of The Primary Motivations For Falling For Scams Based Upon Selfishness? This article will be hard to read and at times it will make you angry. Please read the whole article and do not stop half-way or not just the headline or you will not understand. An Unpleasant Component Of The Scam Victim'S Behavior This [...]

SCARS|RSN Insight: Why Do You Think You Were Scammed?

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Why Do You Think You Were Scammed? Are You Still Doing The Same High-Risk Things That Got You Scammed? You Wanted To Believe You Did Not See What Was There You Made False Assumptions You Did Not Question Anything PROBLEM IS THAT MOST VICTIMS ARE STILL DOING THAT! ARE YOU? Why Were You Scammed? Are You Still Doing The Same Things? Are you still doing that in the Social Media Friends [...]