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SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: Nigerian Scammer Freed By City Of Chicago Illinois!

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: Nigerian Scammer Freed By City Of Chicago Illinois! NIGERIAN SCAMMER CAPTURED IN THE U.S. AND LET GO BY THE CITY OF CHICAGO BECAUSE THEY DON'T LIKE THE PRESIDENT. Sanctuary City of Chicago Freed Nigerian Illegal Alien Scammer Accused of Stealing $22K THIS IS TRULY OUTRAGEOUS! Vincent Izuchukwu Ezeocha, a 27-year-old illegal alien from Nigeria The sanctuary city of Chicago, Illinois, released an illegal alien scammer into the public despite being [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Social Engineering Email Scams – Red Flags [Infographic] 

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Social Engineering Email Scams - Red Flags [Infographic] Last year, hundreds of thousands of individuals learned the hard way that if something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. The number of internet scams documented each year is on the rise (due to better reporting) and some victims are feeling significant financial loses. The following infographic highlights what you should be looking for!   Infographic courtesy of KnowBe4 PLEASE SHARE OUR [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Alert: Mailed Letter BREXIT Scam

SCARS|RSN™ Zero Day Scam Alert: Mailed Letter BREXIT Scam A New Mailed Letter Scam Is Running Through The United Kingdom The following letter is being mailed to potential victims in the U.K. If you receive this or similar letters notify your local police. Letters are being mailed inside the U.K. and may contain useful forensic information that could result in an arrest. U.K. Queens Letter / BREXIT Scam     PLEASE SHARE OUR [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology of Scams: Guilt vs. Shame! [Infographic]

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology of Scams: Guilt vs. Shame! [Infographic] What Are The Differences Between Guilt And Shame? And how could it help our clients to have a better understanding of those differences? Here is a side-by-side comparison of these powerful emotions created by the National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine » Because understanding these differences could help scam victims begin to dismantle their negative self-judgments. NICABM Infographic Shame   Thank you NICABM [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: Confirming Recorded Videos In Skype & Video Chats

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: Confirming Recorded Videos In Skype & Video Chats Almost Every Day Victims Claim They Had Real Video Chats With Impersonated Soldiers, Engineers, Diplomats, and Adult Video Stars They were completely convinced that the video was real, even though it is impossible. The reality is that these were recorded videos stolen and then played back during the chat! BUT HOW IS THAT POSSIBLE? Let Start With What Is Known FACT #1: Scammers steal photos [...]

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™ Anti-Scam Tip: Dissecting A Nigerian Advance Fee [419] Fraud / Scam

SCARS|RSN™ Anti-Scam Tip: Dissecting A Nigerian Advance Fee [419] Fraud / Scam The Famous Nigerian Prince Email Scams Remain Alive & Well! Even Today, Hundreds Of Thousands Of Victims Fall For These Patently Ridiculous Scam Schemes! You Probably Have One In Your Email Inbox Right This Second! Advance Fee Fraud scams come in many forms from the Nigerian Prince who has $17 gazillion dollars in a trunk, to an Afghan Princess with a box of [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Advance Fee Fraud / 419 Scams

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Advance Fee Fraud / 419 Scams What Is An Advance Fee Fraud An advance-fee scam is a form of fraud and one of the most common types of online scams or cybercrimes. The scam typically involves promising the victim a significant share of a large sum of money, in return for a small up-front payment, which the fraudster requires in order to obtain the large sum. If a victim makes the payment, [...]

SCARS|RSN Guide: Socially Engineered / Social Engineering Scams

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: Socially Engineered / Social Engineering Scams You Have Probably Heard That Term "Social Engineering' Before, But What Is It?   Social Engineering Is ... Social engineering, in the context of information security, refers to psychological manipulation of people into performing actions or divulging confidential information. It is a type of confidence trick (scam) for the purpose of information gathering, fraud, or system access, it differs from a traditional "con" in that [...]