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SCARS|RSN™ Scam Warning: Chinese Blessing Scams 騙局警告:中國祝福騙局

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Warning: Chinese Blessing Scams 騙局警告:中國祝福騙局 The Blessing Scam Is Also Called The "Ghost Scam" Or "Jewelry Scam 祝福騙局也稱為“鬼騙局”或“珠寶騙局” The blessing scam (also known as the "Ghost Scam" or "Jewelry Scam") is a confidence trick typically perpetrated against elderly women of Chinese origin. The scam originated in China and Hong Kong and victims have fallen for it worldwide including in Chinatowns and overseas Chinese communities. The object of the scam is to persuade the [...]

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™ Guide: Money Mule Series – Legal Responsibility

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: Money Mule Series - Legal Responsibility You Are Legally Responsible When You Cash Or Deposit A Draft Or Receive Funds Wired Into Any Of Your Accounts. YOU MAY BE BOTH CRIMINALLY AND CIVILLY LIABLE! What Is A Money Mule Nigerian (African), Asian, and Eastern European organized crime networks specialize in sending counterfeit checks and money orders to unsuspecting scam victims for the purpose of getting your money. They also [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Alert: A New Kind Of Socially Engineered Scam

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Alert: A New Kind Of Socially Engineered Scam A New Kind Of Scam Is Appearing Thanks To Google Searches ... You are minding your own business searching Google or Bing for left-handed kumquats or spring-tailed dandy-lions and you see a link to an interesting website link in the search results. You click on the link and it immediately redirects you to something else. A different website or page. If you have a good [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Alert: Scammers Ask Victims To Install Software Or Apps

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Alert: Scammers Ask Victims To Install Software Or Apps WARNING: If A Scammer Asked You To Install Software Or An App Get Rid Of It! We are finding that a new trick that scammers are employing is to ask victims to install remote access software / apps on their computers and phones! These Include:  ANYDESK, TEAM VIEWER, and Others. What this does is give the scammer remote access and remote control of your [...]

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, [...]

Conman Pretended To Be Mortgage Adviser To Defraud Nurses Of £100k – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Conman Pretended To Be Mortgage Adviser To Defraud Nurses Of £100k Click On The Title In The Content Box Below To View The Full Story     SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.     TAGS: Scam News, News About Scams, News About Scammers, Global Scamming News, UK Scams, UK Victims, Scam Victims, Other Scams, Mortgage Scams, - - - - - - - - - - - [...]

15 Japanese Men Arrested For Participating In Fraud Ring In Thailand – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: 15 Japanese Men Arrested For Participating In Fraud Ring In Thailand THAILAND (TR) – Police in the city of Pattaya last week announced the arrest of 15 male Japanese nationals who are suspected of carrying out a large fraud that targeted persons in Japan, reports TBS News (Mar. 30). According to police, the suspects, aged between 22 to 54, had occupied a residence in the city for the past two months. During [...]

Revealed That Bank Scam Cases Double In Just One Year As Conmen Trick 84,000 Savers Into Handing Over £350Million – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Revealed That Bank Scam Cases Double In Just One Year As Conmen Trick 84,000 Savers Into Handing Over £350Million In some cases, fraudsters posing as legitimate companies or organizations Banks recorded 84,624 cases of so-called authorized push payment fraud In total victims lost £354.3million – a 50 per cent increase compared to 2017 Click On The Title In The Content Box Below To View The Full Story SCARS|RSN™ Team A [...]

Tax Scams In The UK Are Out Of Control – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Tax Scams In The UK Are Out Of Control This Affects The U.S., Canada, Australia & New Zealand Too! Britons fleeced by fake taxmen: The ruthless swindlers who are terrorizing 10,000 UK residents a day from a call center in India threatening them with prison EXCLUSIVE: Conmen working in an office in India pose as HMRC officials They tell Britons they owe tax and face arrest if they don't pay up immediately [...]

US|GCP™ Guide To Scams and Your Small Business

US|GCP™ Guide To Scams and Your Small Business Proudly shared by SCARS|RSN™ If you own a small business or are part of a non-profit organization, you spend a lot of time and effort making sure the organization works well. But when scammers go after your organization, it can hurt your reputation and your bottom line. Your best protection? Learn the signs of scams that target businesses. Then tell your employees and colleagues what to look [...]

Three Romanians Plead Guilty In $21 Million Phishing Scheme – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Three Romanians Plead Guilty In $21 Million Phishing Scheme The trio intruded into U.S. computer servers, sent phishing messages to thousands, and stole Social Security and bank account information. ATLANTA - Robert Codrut Dumitrescu has pleaded guilty to federal charges of wire fraud conspiracy, computer fraud and abuse, and aggravated identity theft in connection with a Romania-based scheme that stole $21 million worth of Social Security and bank account information. His conspirators, [...]

Sextortion Combined With Phishing Scams – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Sextortion Combined With Phishing Scams The Vilest Phishing Method, Sextortion, Often Snares Victims Using Fake Security Alerts It’s embarrassing, so few employees tend to report it, but a type of phishing attack known as sextortion is becoming increasingly common at workplaces, according to one security company’s recent analysis. To get the attention of users, many of these threatening messages are initially disguised as legitimate security warnings. These type of scams are carried out [...]

The Great Privacy Awakening – SCARS|RSN™ Cybersecurity News

SCARS|RSN™ Cybersecurity News: The Great Privacy Awakening Courtesy of Symantec’s Annual Threat Report Reveals More Ambitious, Destructive, and Stealthy Attacks, Raising the Stakes for Organization Bad Apps With the recent Cambridge Analytica data scandal and the Facebook data privacy hearings, the implementation of the General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR), and revelations about app location tracking and privacy bugs in widely-used apps such as Apple’s FaceTime feature, consumer privacy has entered the spotlight the past year. Smartphones could [...]