SCARS|RSN – Insights

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Facebook 1 Billion Fake Profiles [Infographic]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Facebook 1 Billion Fake Profiles [Infographic] Think About This? There Are About 2+ Billion Profiles On Facebook! THAT IS A LOT OF PEOPLE - MORE THAN CHINA & THE U.S. COMBINED! Now think about 1 billion fake facebook profiles? That's 50% of Facebook profiles! This Concerns Us! What about other social media and online platforms? Facebook themselves admits to deleting over a billion fake profiles a year! And allows between 8% or more [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Romance Scam As Internet Infidelity 

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Romance Scam As Internet Infidelity One Of The More Devastating Aspects Of Romance Scams Is How Often They Destroy Marriages Infidelity Online One of the things we have observed over the 28 years of our experience, it how often we hear about romance scams where the primary victim is married. In other words, a man or a woman begins an online relationship and it develops into a full-scam romance, then they [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Visión: Advertencia Del FBI Sobre Estafadores Que Reclutan Mulas

SCARS|RSN™ Visión: Advertencia Del FBI Sobre Estafadores Que Reclutan Mulas Los cibercriminales usan sitios romanticas en línea para realizar estafas de confianza / romance y reclutar mulas de dinero   ¿Qué es la confianza / fraude romance? (También conocido como una estafa romántica) El fraude de confianza / romance (estafas románticas) ocurre cuando un estafador engaña a una víctima haciéndole creer que tiene una relación de confianza, ya sea familiar, amistosa o romántica, [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: FBI Warning About Scammers Recruiting Mules

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: FBI Warning About Scammers Recruiting Mules Cybercriminals Use Online Dating Sites To Conduct Confidence/Romance Scams And Recruit Money Mules   What Is Confidence/Romance Fraud? (Also Know As A Romance Scam) Confidence/romance fraud (Romance Scams) occurs when a scammer deceives a victim into believing they have a trust relationship—whether family, friendly, or romantic—and leverages the relationship to persuade the victim to send money, provide personal and financial information, or purchase items of [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Advocacy: What The FTC Facebook Settlement Means For Consumers

SCARS|RSN™ Advocacy: What The FTC Facebook Settlement Means For Consumers The Next Time Users Visit Facebook, Things Might Not Look Different, But Big Changes Are Brewing Behind The Scenes The FTC’s record-breaking $5 billion settlement requires Facebook to conduct a massive overhaul of its consumer privacy practices. The settlement also makes major changes to Facebook’s operations and CEO Mark Zuckerberg no longer has sole control over privacy. First, some background. Facebook is a [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Why Internet Fraud Thrives – A Nigerian Perspective

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Why Internet Fraud Thrives - A Nigerian Perspective Click On The Title In The Content Box Below To View The Full Story   PLEASE SHARE OUR ARTICLES WITH YOUR CONTACTS HELP OTHERS STAY SAFE ONLINE   SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.   WOULD YOU HELP US HELP SCAM VICTIMS?   TAGS: Scam News, News About Scams, News About Scammers, Global Scamming News, Scams, Scammers, Scam News, SCARS, Nigeria, [...]

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™ Insight: Avoid Teen Sextortion [VIDEO]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Avoid Teen Sextortion [VIDEO] From the Federal Bureau of Investigation: Dangerous Connections - Youth Face A Massive Risk of Sextortion Online One victim was a 14-year-old boy from West Virginia. Another victim from Michigan was only 12. Yet another was a 17-year-old girl from Ohio who attempted suicide in a desperate try to escape the situation. In total, the FBI was able to identify 20 young people who were harassed, threatened, and sexually [...]

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™ Psychology Of Scams: Research Paper-Report – Risk Factors For Advance Fee Fraud Victimisation

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: Research Paper-Report - Risk Factors For Advance Fee Fraud Victimisation Advance fee scams come in many guises. Some regularly seen examples involve: offers to participate in business deals with wealthy individuals; assisting dignitaries by paying fees to move large sums of money out of a foreign country in order to receive a share of the proceeds; paying fees in order to receive lottery winnings, an inheritance or some other prize; or [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Criminology: Research Paper-Report – Predicting Online Fraud Victimisation In Australia

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Criminology: Research Paper-Report - Predicting Online Fraud Victimisation In Australia The pervasiveness of the internet and society’s reliance on it for personal and business use has brought with it many benefits. However, for those who seek to defraud others, it has also provided new ways of identifying and targeting potential victims. Click On The Title In The Content Box Below To View The Full Story   PLEASE SHARE OUR ARTICLES WITH [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: An Interview With The SCARS Founder & Chief Executive Dr. Tim McGuinness

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: An Interview With The SCARS Founder & Chief Executive Dr. Tim McGuinness Click On The Title In The Content Box Below To View The Full Story   PLEASE SHARE OUR ARTICLES WITH YOUR CONTACTS HELP OTHERS STAY SAFE ONLINE   SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.   WOULD YOU HELP US HELP SCAM VICTIMS?   TAGS: Scam News, News About Scams, News About Scammers, Global Scamming News, Miami City [...]

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 [...]

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