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SCARS™ Editorial: Commentary On Being Scammed Again

SCARS™ 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™ Psychology of Scams: Guilt vs. Shame! [Infographic]

SCARS™ Psychology of Scams: Guilt vs. Shame! [Infographic] What Are The Differences Between Guilt And Shame? And how could it help our clients to have a better understanding of those differences? Here is a side-by-side comparison of these powerful emotions created by the National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine » Because understanding these differences could help scam victims begin to dismantle their negative self-judgments. NICABM Infographic Shame   Thank you NICABM [...]

SCARS™ Psychology Of Scams: Hate As A Coping Mechanism

SCARS™ Psychology Of Scams: Hate As A Coping Mechanism After A Romance Scam Comes Anger Against Scammers, But When It Turns To Hate A Victim May Turn Away From Normal Recovery Self-Hate, And By Extension Hate For The Scammer And Others Is The Most Dangerous Coping Mechanism Coping mechanisms are strategies and behaviors that are carried out to mitigate, manage or adapt to anything that causes distress. AFTER A ROMANCE SCAM, THERE IS [...]

SCARS™ Analytics: New Study Finds Victims Not Reporting

SCARS|ANALYTICS™ : New Study Finds Victims Not Reporting A new SCARS|ANALYTICS Study finds that Anti-Scam Groups that post photos are convincing victims that reporting to police is not necessary! SCARS|ANALYTICS Victim Reporting Study 2019 A study conducted by SCARS|ANALYTICS division over a 5 month period during 2019 of 9,263 scam victims shows surprising results. As we all know, reporting crimes to the police and national police (FBI) is critical in helping government fully [...]