Hong Kong & Macau Scams & Scammers

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Warning: Chinese Blessing Scams 騙局警告:中國祝福騙局

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Warning: Chinese Blessing Scams 騙局警告:中國祝福騙局 The Blessing Scam Is Also Called The "Ghost Scam" Or "Jewelry Scam 祝福騙局也稱為“鬼騙局”或“珠寶騙局” The blessing scam (also known as the "Ghost Scam" or "Jewelry Scam") is a confidence trick typically perpetrated against elderly women of Chinese origin. The scam originated in China and Hong Kong and victims have fallen for it worldwide including in Chinatowns and overseas Chinese communities. The object of the scam is to persuade the [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: The Importance of the Police Report

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: The Importance of the Police Report By: Kirk B. Redwine, Criminal Justice Institute School of Law Enforcement Supervision Session XXII - October 26, 2003 The Importance of the Police Report Without the police report, your government has no real idea of what is going on, and cannot prioritize or allocate resources to address the problem. The failure to report results in reduced police resources, and crimes that are never addressed. "Most entertainment media [...]

Fraudsters Targeting Online Gamers – SCARS|RSN™ Guide

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: Fraudsters Targeting Online Gamers Don’t Let Fraud Ruin Your Fun – SCARS|RSN Warns Against Scammers Targeting Online Gamers! This is a warning for parents and online gamers themselves of the risk of fraud involving Steam Cards and Fortnite. In the United Kingdom, U.K. Police report that between 1 April 2017 and 31 March 2018, they received reports of Fortnite related fraud, with an average of £146 per victim. In the same period, the U.K. Police received reports of [...]

Remembering Boyati Miskun – SCARS|RSN™ In Memoriam

SCARS|RSN™ In Memoriam: Boyati Miskun Indonesian Worker Kills Self After Internet Lover Scammed Her From Our Archive: August 2015 Instead Of Finding Her Soulmate Online, She Lost $49,000 And Eventually Her Life. Indonesian domestic worker Boyati Miskun was found dead on July 22, hanging on the stairway in her employer’s building in Ngau Tau Kok. But months before, she had sought help from the Indonesian consulate and Helpers for Domestic Helpers (HDH) because Internet scammers from [...]

Huge Explosion In Online Romance Scams In Hong Kong In 2018, With Victims Swindled Out Of Us$57.6 Million – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Huge Explosion In Online Romance Scams In Hong Kong In 2018, With Victims Swindled Out Of Us$57.6 Million Police warned people to be alert when making friends online and to take any request to send money as a sign of a scam EDITOR'S NOTE: The explosion may have more to do with police awareness and tracking, as well as increased reporting by victims, and less to do with the total amount of scams. [...]

Man Just Arrested In Hong Kong Over Us$180,000 Email Scam In 2016 – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Man Just Arrested In Hong Kong Over Us$180,000 Email Scam In 2016 The 29-year-old was picked up on a Choi Hung public housing estate. Scam email purported to be from the company’s CEO - BEC style scam. The 29-year-old was picked up in a public housing flat on Choi Wan Estate, Choi Hung, at about 8.15am. In October 2016, an employee at the defrauded company received an email from a scammer pretending to [...]

RSN™ Scam News: November 3 2018

RSN™ Scam News: November 3 2018 Because There Is So Much Scam & Scammer News Daily We Will Present The News In A New Form That Will Take You To The Worlds Top Scam News Stories Today's Scam News: "Emotional terrorists": The financial and psychological toll of catfishing scams [Video] Private messages from 81,000 hacked Facebook accounts for sale Alleged Nigerian internet fraudster nabbed Rise in 'Sweetheart Scams' breaks hearts and bank accounts Virginia Man [...]

RSN™ Scam News: October 31 2018

RSN™ Scam News: October 31 2018 Happy Halloween! Because There Is So Much Scam & Scammer News Daily We Will Present The News In A New Form That Will Take You To The Worlds Top Scam News Stories Today's Scam News: 13 Nigerian Yahoo Boys In Tears After Their Arrest In the Philippines For Internet Fraud (Photos) How Yahoo boys become rich overnight Monday Morning In Lagos: Alayé, Let’s Do Fraud Father reports his Yahoo [...]

RSN™ Scam News: October 30 2018

RSN™ Scam News: October 30 2018 Because There Is So Much Scam & Scammer News Daily We Will Present The News In A New Form That Will Take You To The Worlds Top Scam News Stories Today's Scam News: Jail for money launderer who used Facebook to recruit young teenagers as money mules Here’s a list of things you didn’t win in 2018 by liking a post on Facebook Feds say romance scammer laundered cash [...]

RSN™ Scam News: October 29 2018

RSN™ Scam News: October 29 2018 Because There Is So Much Scam & Scammer News Daily We Will Present The News In A New Form That Will Take You To The Worlds Top Scam News Stories Today's Scam News: Nigerian Prince and Lawyer jailed in the UK for 1.8m pounds fraud - The prince of Ilugun bagged a 5-year sentence in the £1.8 million. Report: 20 billion scam calls expected in 2019 Last defendant in large [...]

RSN™ Scam News: October 28 2018

RSN™ Scam News: October 28 2018 Because There Is So Much Scam & Scammer News Daily We Will Present The News In A New Form That Will Take You To The Worlds Top Scam News Stories Today's Scam News: University of Iowa among top phishing targets, Kaspersky Lab says  Congo: ARPCE disbands telecom fraudsters in Brazzaville An elderly woman from Tunbridge Wells conned out of £5,000 by telephone fraudsters 'Difficult to track foreign-based online fraudsters' [...]

RSN™ Guide: The Macau Scam

RSN™ Guide: The Macau Scam What Is A Macau Scam? The Malaysian “Macau Scam” is a variation of the Nigerian 419 Advance Fee Fraud. It basically is a phone scam or email scam that works to get a victim to pay money up front to receive a prize. It gets its name because it is usually a prize from a Macau or Hong Kong company. This is mostly performed in Malaysia and Singapore but is [...]

RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Online Romance Scam Record Loses US$23 Million To ‘British Engineer’

RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Online Romance Scam Record Loses US$23 Million To ‘British Engineer’ Online romance scam record for Hong Kong as Wan Chai businesswoman loses US$23 million to ‘British engineer’ Victim transferred money to a con artist overseas in a series of transactions over four years A 66-year-old businesswoman has become Hong Kong’s biggest victim of an online romance scam after being duped out of HK$180 million (US$23 million) over four years by an “engineer [...]

NEWS: ‘Sweet-Talking’ Love Scammer From Macau Arrested

NEWS: ‘Sweet-Talking’ Love Scammer From Macau Arrested ‘Sweet-talking’ love scammer from Macau arrested for duping Hong Kong women out of HK$2.6 million The suspect allegedly preyed on single women, widows, and divorcees, plying them with gifts and pretending to be well off Click On The Title In The Content Box Below To View The Full Story   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - [...]

Scammers Want To Learn But We Won’t Let Them

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Scammers Want To Learn But We Won’t Let Them As some of you know, it is important not to give the scammers information they can use. This means, when you find a scammer, don’t admit you know, because it just helps them become better scammers.  They will learn from their mistakes, and perfect their [...]

RSN™ Guide: Asian Dating Scams

Asian Dating Scams A Quick Guide To Spotting Asian Romance Scammers Chinese ladies are very beautiful, and there are many success stories of marriages between Western men and Chinese women. However, finding the Chinese girl of your dreams can be a long and hard process, especially if you go down the online dating route. There are large numbers of Chinese ladies on most Asian dating sites, but sorting the decent ones from the dishonest ones [...]