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SCARS|ADVOCACY™ Petition: Ban Access To U.S. VOIP Phone Numbers Without U.S. Residence or Incorporation Verification

SCARS|ADVOCACY™ Petition: Ban Access To U.S. VOIP Phone Numbers Without U.S. Residence or Incorporation Verification SOLUTIONS DO NOT ALWAYS NEED TO BE COMPLICATED In today's world anyone - literally, anyone anywhere in the world can obtain a FREE United States phone number for any purpose without any real identity verification. This makes it easy for transnational cybercriminals (or anyone else) to engage in scams, cybercrimes, or other unlawful activities. Scammers from around the world use [...]

SCARS|RSN™ REGULATORY ALERT: U.S. Senator goes after Socially Engineered Web Addictions

SCARS|RSN™ REGULATORY ALERT: U.S. Senator goes after Socially Engineered Web Addictions Tuesday, July 30, 2019 Today Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) Introduced Legislation To Curb Addictive And Deceptive Techniques That Tech Giants Use To Exploit Users. THE SOCIETY OF CITIZENS AGAINST RELATIONSHIP SCAMS SUPPORTS THIS LEGISLATION Social Media Addiction Reduction Technology (SMART) Act The Social Media Addiction Reduction Technology (SMART) Act would ban certain features that are designed to be addictive, would require choice [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Breaking News: Capital One Announces Data Breach – 100 Million People Affected

SCARS|RSN™ Breaking News: Capital One Announces Data Breach - 100 Million People Affected Officials With Capital One Announced Monday The Company Has Suffered A Data Breach Involving About 100 Million People In The United States. In a statement, officials with the financial firm said the breach happened on March 22 and March 23, when a person managed to access customer information via a vulnerability. The vulnerability was reported to the company by a security researcher [...]

FBI Says Sextortion Activity on the Rise – SCARS|PODCAST™ [AUDIO] [TAMBIEN EN ESPAÑOL]

FBI Says Sextortion Activity on the Rise - SCARS|PODCAST™ [TAMBIEN EN ESPAÑOL ABAJO] The FBI is seeing a significant increase in activity involving sextortion—a federal crime that happens when an adult coerces a child to produce sexually explicit photographs or video of themselves and then send it to them over the Internet. If you want to share this podcast, click on the link below The FBI is seeing a significant increase in activity [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Advocacy: Local Law Enforcement Everywhere Needs Cybercrime Specialists On Staff – Help Stop Scams

SCARS|RSN™ Advocacy: Local Law Enforcement Everywhere Needs Cybercrime Specialists On Staff - Help Stop Scams LOCAL CYBERCRIME LAW ENFORCEMENT NEEDS TO MODERNIZE SOLUTIONS DO NOT ALWAYS NEED TO BE COMPLICATED CLICK HERE TO SIGN OUR PETITION » In today's exploding cybercrime world almost no local police agencies have any real experience, knowledge, or professional staff dedicated to cybercrime law enforcement or to help the victims of cybercrime (scams) understand the real situation or what law [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Complaints about Government Imposter Scams Reach Record High, According to New FTC Data [Infographic]

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Complaints about Government Imposter Scams Reach Record High, According to New FTC Data [Infographic] Federal Trade Commission Reminder The Federal Trade Commission is reminding consumers that scammers are increasingly trying to make a buck by falsely claiming to be Uncle Sam. Monthly complaints to the FTC’s Consumer Sentinel Network about scammers pretending to be from the government reached the highest levels on record this spring. Since 2014, consumers have filed nearly 1.3 [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam & Scamming News: Key Player in Jamaican Lottery Scam Sentenced to 4 Years

SCARS|RSN™ Scam & Scamming News: Key Player in Jamaican Lottery Scam Sentenced to 4 Years A Federal Judge In North Dakota Has Sentenced A Rhode Island Woman To Four Years In Prison For Funneling Lottery Scam Money Between The U.S. And Jamaica. Melinda Bulgin According To The Story From U.S.News & World Report: A federal judge in North Dakota on Wednesday sentenced a Rhode Island woman to four years in prison for funneling lottery scam money between the [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Advocacy: FTC Enforcement Actions Yield More than $2.3 Billion in Refunds to Consumers In 2018

SCARS|RSN™ Advocacy: FTC Enforcement Actions Yield More than $2.3 Billion in Refunds to Consumers In 2018 According to a report issued by the Federal Trade Commission today, between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2018, the agency’s law enforcement actions yielded more than $2.3 billion in refunds to defrauded consumers, including $122 million mailed directly by the FTC to 2.2 million people. The total amount returned to consumers, which includes refunds distributed by defendants as [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam & Scamming News: Facebook Fined $5 Billion Dollars By U.S. Federal Trade Commission

SCARS|RSN™ Scam & Scamming News: Facebook Fined $5 Billion Dollars By U.S. Federal Trade Commission BREAKING NEWS UNITED STATES FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION FINES FACEBOOK US$5,000,000,000.00 [5 BILLION DOLLARS] Democrat Party Members on the Commission Voted Against Fining Facebook for misconduct and violation of their user's privacy and other abuses. The matter was passed by Republican members of the commission. Final Terms and use of the funds will be announced soon. We will post more news [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: National Cyber Strategy Of The United States Of America

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: National Cyber Strategy Of The United States Of America From President Donald J. Trump Protecting America’s national security and promoting the prosperity of the American people are my top priorities. Ensuring the security of cyberspace is fundamental to both endeavors. Cyberspace is an integral component of all facets of American life, including our economy and defense. Yet, our private and public entities still struggle to secure their systems, and adversaries have increased the [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Executive Order Establishing a Task Force on Consumer & Cyber Fraud

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Executive Order Establishing a Task Force on Consumer & Cyber Fraud While a large portion of the intent of this Executive Order is on establishing a Federal Task Force on various activities, its action also includes online and Internet-based fraud, scams, and cybercrime. It formalizes a United States Government response to place new attention of all forms of transnational crime across the board and empowers new actions and recommendations that should result in [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Executive Order Regarding Transnational Criminal Organizations

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Executive Order Regarding Transnational Criminal Organizations While a large portion of the intent of this Executive Order is on transnational criminality, its action also includes online and Internet-based fraud, scams, and cybercrime. It formalizes a United States Government response to place new attention of all forms of transnational crime across the board and empowers new actions and recommendations that should result in escalating enforcement. Here Is The Full Text Of The Executive Order Enforcing [...]

SCARS™ Advocacy: President Donald Trump’s Executive Orders Relating To Cybercrime

SCARS™ Advocacy: President Donald Trump's Executive Orders Relating To Cybercrime We Applaud President Donald Trump For His Commitment To Strengthening Internet Safety And Critical Online Infrastructure. 2017-Present Here is a list of President Trump's Executive Orders that matter to us: EO 13873: Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain EO 13870: America's Cybersecurity Workforce EO 13865: Coordinating National Resilience to Electromagnetic Pulses EO 13863: Taking Additional Steps to Address the National Emergency [...]

State of Local Cybercrime / Internet Crime Laws & Legislation in the United States

State of Local Cybercrime / Internet Crime Laws & Legislation in the United States 2018 Cybersecurity Legislation Catalog Provided by SCARS|ANALYTICS Division The following is a catalog of cybercrime / cybersecurity laws activity by states and territories in 2018. SCARS State Law Support Against Cybercrime / Cybersecurity Score: SCARS U.S. Legislative Cybercrime Score: F - Fail U.S. STATES With the U.S. House of Representatives in parallisys, it becomes the States to move the [...]

Why Is The Case Of Mable Dulaney So Important To Other Victims?

SCARS|RSN™ Legal: Why Is The Case Of Mable Dulaney So Important To Other Victims? Consider This Particular Case; Mable Dulaney Was Arrested For Being A Money Mule - In Other Words Money Laundering. So What? So far there have been few money mule cases in the United States, and all of them (as far as we know) have been willing, knowing money mules! But This Case Is Different! This is a romance scam victim manipulated [...]

SCARS|RSN™ ADVOCACY: Help Us Defend A 63 Year Old Elderly Scam Victim From Spending The Rest Of Her Life In Prison! [UPDATED August 16]

SCARS|RSN™ ADVOCACY: Help Us Defend A 63 Year Old Elderly Scam Victim From Spending The Rest Of Her Life In Prison! [UPDATED August 16] FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED ALL MONEY DONATED IS BEING REFUNDED BY GOFUNDME UPDATE: Sadly we had to discontinue our efforts to help this manipulated victim of a romance scam. We had to tell the people involved that other victims will not help a victim in need. Everyone expects someone to [...]

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