RSN™ Special Report: A Glimpse Into Professional Scamming In Nigeria

RSN™ Special Report: A Glimpse Into Professional Scamming In Nigeria THE LEVEL OF PROFESSIONALISM IN NIGERIAN SCAMMERS TODAY IS EXTREME! Do you want to see the way scammers work today? They work in office buildings, with parking garages. They have lunchrooms. They have health benefits. They have recruiters and HR departments. They commute to work! They have financial couriers that fly to Malaysia and Hong Kong constantly to do their banking, The independent scammers are [...]

SCARS/RSN Family Intervention Letter

SCARS/RSN Family Intervention Letter A Tool To Help Family Members Of Victims In Denial To See The Truth We had been asked several times if we have something that family members could share with a victim in complete denial. We have our Family Intervention Guide and this has helped many, but some victims cling so tightly to their fantasy that they are truly willing to forsake all family and friends in favor of their imaginary [...]

RSN Editorial: Online Gambling & Scams

RSN Editorial: Online Gambling & Scams Recently, Former U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln Wrote An Op-Ed Piece In The U.K. Financial Times (see below) In considering this issue it is important to explore the psychological nature of humans and their propensity for addiction. We live in a world of easy solutions to life's difficulties. We have instant TV, instant movies, instant communications, instant products, instant relationships, and instant gambling. All of these lend themselves to addiction! [...]

IMPORTANT: Western Union Remission Update / Actualización de Remisión de Western Union

  Welcome to the United States v Western Union Remission Update PETITIONS CAN STILL BE FILED En Español ABAJO Update June 1, 2018.  The deadline to submit Petitions for Remission was Thursday, May 31, 2018. Gilardi (LAW FIRM) will continue to accept Petitions, but late filings will be subject to review at a later date and at the sole discretion of the Department of Justice.  However, if you receive a petition from Gilardi in the future, [...]

RSN™ Editorial: At War With Facebook

RSN™ Editorial: At War With Facebook For Many Years We Have Had A Love / Hate Relationship With Facebook! We have been publishing about scammers on Facebook for about 13 years in various forms, and RSN has had its own dedicated Main Page since the beginning of 2010. In 2016 we had an all-out attack on us by scammers and other anti-scam Hate Groups. This resulted in the loss of personal profiles and all the work [...]

A Message From The Real Sargent Handy

A Message From The Real Sargent Handy We Received A Comment Recently From The Real Wife of Sargent Handy About The Theft And Use Of His Photos: The man in the photos is my husband. We have been together for 7 years. The daughter in the photos is now 19. We also have a 4 year old daughter together. Scammers have been using his photos since before we met. I cannot believe this is still [...]

The Real Corin Riggs Speaks Out

A Message From The Real Corin Riggs We Received A Comment Recently From The Real Corin Riggs About The Theft And Use Of Her Photos: I am Corin Riggs and I know you are all being scammed :) I am not single or looking to date, nor do I need money. I am financially doing quite well. I definitely do not live outside of the USA and never will. Sorry to hear you all fell [...]

Scam Trauma Syndrome [STS]

Scam Trauma Syndrome [STS] An Exploration of the Psychological Effects of a Romance Scam on its Victim A Whitepaper By Tim McGuinness, Ph.D. Scam Trauma Syndrome is a term that we have termed at the Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams [SCARS] for the trauma that Romance Scam Victims experience as a result of their scam discovery, it is based (in part) upon the extensive research and awareness of a similar type of trauma called Rape Trauma Syndrome and [...]

SCARS™ Is Off To China Again

SCARS™ Is Off To China Again SCARS ANNOUNCEMENT The Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams [SCARS] is once again traveling to China this weekend. The purpose of the visit will be to establish the SCARS Offices in the province of Guangdong, from which SCARS will develop victims' education and assistance programs for Chinese Victims of Romance and related online crimes. SCARS' initial involvement and coordination with Chinese police and regional governments have yielded a new [...]

Información Sobre Estafas Y Recursos Para Víctimas En Español

Información Sobre Estafas Y Recursos Para Víctimas En Español Lo sentimos por tu experiencia Nuestra organización tiene muchas páginas de Facebook y grupos de apoyo en español. Serían un mejor recurso para que lo ayude a comprender y recuperarse de su estafa. Estas son páginas de educación e información sobre estafas y estafadores: www..facebook.com/Amigas.Contra.Estafas/ www.facebook.com/Amigas-Mexicanas-Contra-Estafas-454422928330713/ www.facebook.com/Estafas-y-Estafadores-de-Espa%C3%B1a-una-pagina-de-Romancescamsnowcom-RSN-200620194094565/ www.facebook.com/RSN.Latin.American.Fakes/ Aquí está nuestro grupo de apoyo para víctimas de estafa en español: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Ayuda.y.Apoyo/   Informações sobre golpes e [...]

RSN™ Guide: Scammer Technique – Cold Reading

RSN™ Guide: Scammer Technique - Cold Reading Cold Reading Is A Scam Information Gathering Technique! Cold reading is a set of techniques used by mentalists, psychics, fortune-tellers, mediums, illusionists (readers), and scam artists to imply that the reader knows much more about the person than the reader actually does. Without prior knowledge, a practiced cold-reader can quickly obtain a great deal of information by analyzing the person's body language, age, clothing or fashion, hairstyle, gender, [...]

Urban Legends: Yahoo Is Shutting Down

Urban Legends: Yahoo Is Shutting Down Yahoo was recently purchased by Verizon In the process of reworking Yahoo, several changes are taking place. Unfortunately, there are a number of people spreading false rumors about this. One such rumor is that Yahoo Mail is shutting down! Yahoo mail is NOT closing down. Yahoo messenger is, and Yahoo is clearing out the inactive account. Urban legends like this are a big reason why so many victims have [...]

ATTENTION SCAM VICTIMS FROM NEW ZEALAND

ATTENTION SCAM VICTIMS FROM NEW ZEALAND A Scam Victims Research Study is being conducted by the University of Auckland, New Zealand, with the support of SCARS™ This study has been reviewed and formally approved by SCARS and the University of Auckland (NZ) for a study to help Romance Scam victims. The study is a formal study of victims to help find new solutions for assistance, support, and recovery. SCARS has created a private Facebook Group [...]

This Is Insane! Facebook flags Declaration of Independence as hate speech

This Is Insane! Facebook flags Declaration of Independence as hate speech By Victor Morton - The Washington Times - Wednesday, July 4, 2018 In the week of America’s Independence Day, the algorithms of Facebook decided that the Declaration of Independence was hate speech. The Liberty County Vindicator, a community newspaper between Houston and Beaumont, had been posting the whole declaration in small daily chunks for nine days on its Facebook page in the run-up to July 4. But [...]

How Can We Ever Trust Facebook?

How Can We Ever Trust Facebook? Steve Jobs was an admired figure in industry, not just because he built a big company, but for the integrity that he brought to it. By contrast, Facebook is a capricious, megalomaniacal, despotic company run by a petulant nerd who is quickly becoming despised by his customers. The examples of Facebook's abuses and incredible stupidities appear literally daily now. How can we allow this to go on without regulatory intervention and holding Facebook [...]

RSN™ Guide: A to Z of Online Fraud

RSN™ Guide: A to Z of Online Fraud Most people now have access to the internet. We use our home computers, phones, and other devices to shop or bank online, keep in touch with friends and relatives, and lots of other everyday activities because we find it convenient and easy. But the same is also true of fraudsters. With all the convenience the internet brings, it is important to be aware of potential online risks. [...]

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