East European Scams & Scammers

SCARS™ Law Enforcement Action Against Scams: Operation WireWire

SCARS™ Law Enforcement Action Against Scams: Operation WireWire The United State Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Working with Partner Agencies Domestically and Around the World  in a Large-Scale Coordinated Effort to Dismantle International BEC Scams WireWire Operation Background: United States Federal authorities—including the Department of Justice and the FBI—announced in June 2018 the major coordinated law enforcement effort to disrupt international business e-mail compromise (BEC) schemes that are designed to intercept and hijack wire transfers [...]

Pro-Daters – SCARS™ Scam Basics

SCARS™ Scam Basics: Pro-Daters What Is A Pro-Dater? This is a special type of scam. It is quite different from other types of Romance Scams for several reasons. These are real people - the women and men are real and will want to meet in person Most of the time they use their real names and real information They usually don’t ask money over the Internet BEFORE meeting, but might continue milking you AFTER meeting [...]

Hiring Private Investigators To Track Scammers – SCARS™ Guide

SCARS™ Guide: Hiring Private Investigators To Track Scammers The Question Is: Should You Hire An Investigator To Track Down Your Scammer? This is a very loaded question. Meaning it implies many things, not all of them good. We are assuming that you mean the scammer behind the fake or stolen photo? Or do you mean the person pictured? Let's Start With The Scammer Behind The Fake Profile - Identities - The Stolen Photos! The First [...]