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SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: Breaking News – Almost 1,000 Scammers Arrested In Malaysia

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: Breaking News - Almost 1,000 Scammers Arrested In Malaysia Malaysia Arrests 1,000 Scammers In Country's Biggest Anti-Scam Operation! The Malaysian Immigration Department assaulted the premises that were suspected to be the headquarters of the online scam group that was coordinating Local and Chinese scammers in Cyberjaya just a while ago. Almost 1,000 people were arrested operating out of this technology business district. A special media conference will be held tomorrow [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Reference Library: Interacting with Scam Victims for Law Enforcement Officers, a SCARS Guide

SCARS|RSN™ Reference Library: Interacting with Scam Victims for Law Enforcement Officers, a SCARS Guide Basic Guidelines on Approaching & Interacting with Victims of Cyber-Enabled Crime (Online Scams) BACKGROUND The way people cope as victims of crime depends largely on their experiences immediately following the crime. As a law enforcement officer, you are usually the first official to approach victims. For this reason, you are in a unique position to help victims cope with the immediate [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: Anti-Scam Story Of The Year! Arrests Exceed 70,000 Worldwide in 2019

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: Anti-Scam Story Of The Year! Arrests Exceed 70,000 Worldwide in 2019 WORLDWIDE ARRESTS OF CYBERCRIMINALS HAVE PASSED 70,000 - COMPARED TO 21,000 IN 2018 China alone is responsible for more than 60,000 cyber/scammer arrests in 2019 [Source: China's Ministry of State Security & China News Service - as related by SCARS|CHINA] Internet Crime Crackdown Leads To 60,000 Arrests Officially Announced On November 15, 2019 By The Official PRC News Agency Internet [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Cyber Basics: Three Random Words

SCARS|RSN™ Cyber Basics: Three Random Words Three Random Words Or What Makes A Good Password? You're probably aware that there’s a lot of guidance out there on what makes a good password — and it can be incredibly confusing. This should help. We advise that you create passwords using three random words both because they are easier to remember and are hard to guess. You just put them together, like 'coffeetrainfish' or ‘walltinshirt’. You can [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Anti-Scam Tip: Uninvited Strangers

SCARS|RSN™ Anti-Scam Tip: Uninvited Strangers This Is Not Terribly Complicated - You Just Have To Stop Talking With Strangers Online Everyone on Social Media gets contact and friend requests almost daily until you decide to stop it! When you get a FRIEND REQUEST from someone you do not know - it is important to decline it AND THEN MARK IT AS SPAM IF THE PLATFORM HAS THAT OPTION! Facebook, LinkedIn, and others have options to [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Victims’ Recovery: Volunteering

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Victims' Recovery: Volunteering After A Romance Scam, You Find That You Have Huge Amounts Of Time And Nothing To Do - No One To Talk To! The Answer Is Actually Simple If you are looking to fill in the time, get out of your own head, and make friends you first have to make connections. Online connections rarely become friends because they are either too fake, too far, nothing in common, or too [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Editorial: Commentary On Being Scammed Again

SCARS|RSN™ 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|RSN™ Special Report: Ghana Scam Revelation [Videos]

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Ghana Scam Revelation [Videos] According To Ben Asamoah, The Director Of The New Film “Sakawa” About Scamming In Ghana, Nearly Half Of All Young People In Ghana That Have Access To The Internet Are Involved In Romance Scams. GHANA SCAMMING LEVELS MUCH WORSE THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT In The Last Two Years, The Appearance Of Scamming In Ghana Was At Significant Odds With Analysis Coming From The U.S. & British Governments, And Ghana's [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Editorial: Let’s Talk About Black Vs. White In Scamming

SCARS|RSN™ Editorial: Let's Talk About Black Vs. White In Scamming Scammers Scam Every Race & Color They really do not care what race or ethnicity you are - you are just money to them! Well, most of the time. BUT IT IS ALMOST INEVITABLE It is almost inevitable that race comes into the conversation when talking about scamming since a majority of it originates with West Africans. Nigerians especially have perfected their models and have [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Scambaiting – The Great Lie!

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Scambaiting - The Great Lie! Scam Baiting Is The Use Of Deception By Vigilantes Thinking They Are Preventing Scams - It is Just Another Scam - Of Themselves And Others In this article, we will expose the great lie that is being sold to countless scam victims by individuals that self-justify their own online deception. A great lie that both interferes with active investigations and arrests, but more importantly does real harm [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: Nigerian Actress Arrested In Canada For Impersonating 20 Women In Local & Online Scams

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: Nigerian Actress Arrested In Canada For Impersonating 20 Women In Local & Online Scams Nigerian Actress, Deborah Oguntoyinbo Arrested For Stealing 20 Women’s Identities To Commit Fraud In Canada Deborah Oguntoyinbo is facing more than 50 fraud-related charges in Toronto and the surrounding regions. Police say she is a 'professional' and 'prolific' identity thief. A CBC News investigation has revealed that Nollywood actress Deborah Oguntoyinbo has allegedly stolen the identities of 20 women which [...]