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SCARS|ADVOCACY™ Petition: Ban Access To U.S. VOIP Phone Numbers Without U.S. Residence or Incorporation Verification

SCARS|ADVOCACY™ Petition: Ban Access To U.S. VOIP Phone Numbers Without U.S. Residence or Incorporation Verification SOLUTIONS DO NOT ALWAYS NEED TO BE COMPLICATED In today's world anyone - literally, anyone anywhere in the world can obtain a FREE United States phone number for any purpose without any real identity verification. This makes it easy for transnational cybercriminals (or anyone else) to engage in scams, cybercrimes, or other unlawful activities. Scammers from around the world use [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Complaints about Government Imposter Scams Reach Record High, According to New FTC Data [Infographic]

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Complaints about Government Imposter Scams Reach Record High, According to New FTC Data [Infographic] Federal Trade Commission Reminder The Federal Trade Commission is reminding consumers that scammers are increasingly trying to make a buck by falsely claiming to be Uncle Sam. Monthly complaints to the FTC’s Consumer Sentinel Network about scammers pretending to be from the government reached the highest levels on record this spring. Since 2014, consumers have filed nearly 1.3 [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Indian IRS Scams – How They Work?

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Indian IRS Scams - How They Work? An Individual Indian Scammer Explains How The Fake IRS Call Center Scams Work Jayesh, a 19-year-old from Mumbai, India, explains how he worked in a fraudulent telephone boiler room pretending to be an IRS agent collecting taxes as he called people all over America. The video is followed by examples of fake IRS threats and Jayesh's explanation of how they worked. PLEASE SHARE OUR ARTICLES [...]

Only A Week Left – Avoid Tax Scams – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Only A Week Left - Avoid Tax Scams Scams to Avoid This Tax Season More consumers are complaining about imposters claiming to be from the IRS 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, Tax Scams, IRS Scams - - - [...]

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 [...]

Official FTC IRS Imposter Scams [Infographic] – SCARS|RSN™ Insight

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Official FTC IRS Imposter Scams [Infographic]   Official FTC IRS Imposter Scams Infographic SCARS #ActAgainstScams Campaign     SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.   TAGS: Federal Trade Commission, FTC, Internal Revenue Service, United States Government, IRS, Phone Scams, IRS Scam, Gift Card Scam, iTunes Scam, Tax Scam, Infographic, #ActAgainstScams, - - - - - - - - - - - - - - END - - - - - - - [...]

Stay Safe During Tax Time – SCARS|RSN™ Insight

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Stay Safe During Tax Time Stay Safe From Cybercrime & Identity Theft During Tax Time Download the Tax-Tips-2018-STC Guide Here »   Provided by the Stop|Think|Connect campaign from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. SCARS is a partner organization to the Campaign.   SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.   TAGS: Phishing Scams, Email Scams, IRS Scams, Tax Scams, Tax Season, Phone Scams, Impersonation Scams, Social Media, Spyware, IRS Employees, IRS Calls, IRS [...]

RSN™ Special Report: CBC Canada Investigation Into Tax Phone Scams [Videos]

RSN™ Special Report: CBC Canada Investigation Into Tax Phone Scams [Videos] Scam Centers In India CBC Marketplace tracks the scammers behind one of the biggest cyber-crime schemes in Canadian history  - those fake CRA phone calls.  Tens of thousands of Canadians scammed out of hundreds of millions of dollars.   So, who’s really behind the scheme?  David Common travels to India to catch the fraudsters. We track down two illegal call centers and find out the [...]

RSN Scam News: 74 Scammers Arrested

RSN Scam News: 74 Scammers Arrested 74 Arrested In Coordinated International Enforcement Operation Targeting Hundreds Of Individuals In Business Email Compromise Schemes 42 Alleged Fraudsters Arrested in the United States Federal authorities announced that in June a significant coordinated effort was executed to disrupt Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes that are designed to intercept and hijack wire transfers from businesses and individuals, including many senior citizens. Operation Wire Wire, a coordinated law enforcement effort by [...]

RSN™ Insight: Unmasking the Nigerian Email Scammers

RSN™ Insight: Unmasking the Nigerian Email Scammers BY BOWEN XIAO, Epoch Times October 17, 2018 Updated: October 17, 2018 The following was excerpted to assure its continued availability. Source » Stolen Profits From BUSINESS EMAIL COMPROMISE (BEC) Schemes, Including The Infamous “Nigerian” Email Scams, Have Grown Exponentially Across The Globe Over The Past Decade. From January 2015 to February 2017, identified losses from such scams had increased 1,300 percent, totaling over $3 billion globally. By May 2018, the losses had grown [...]

ONLINE SAFETY: It’s Everyone’s Job To Ensure Online Safety At Work

ONLINE SAFETY: It's Everyone’s Job To Ensure Online Safety At Work The lines between our work and daily lives are becoming increasingly blurred, and it is more important than ever to be certain that smart cybersecurity practices carry over between the two. When you are on the job – whether it’s at a corporate office, local restaurant, healthcare provider, academic institution or government agency –‒ your organization’s online security is a shared responsibility. A culture of cybersecurity in your organization includes all [...]

NEWS: Fraudsters Who Cost Taxpayers £120,000 In Hotel Bills And Living Costs Are Jailed

NEWS: Fraudsters Who Cost Taxpayers £120,000 In Hotel Bills And Living Costs Are Jailed 'Parasitic' Grenfell Fraudsters Who Cost Taxpayers £120,000 In Hotel Bills And Living Costs Are Jailed For A Total Of More Than Six Years Elaine Douglas, 51, and Tommy Brooks, 52, lived in the UK illegally since 2002 Jamaican nationals had told the council that they lived in a flat on the 19th floor   Judge Nicholas Wood said: 'I regard this [...]

NEWS: New York Scammer Charged

NEWS: New York Scammer Charged New York rapper is the latest to be charged for ‘card cracking’ scheme The New York rapper Young Ash was indicted in Manhattan court this week for her role in a scheme in which she allegedly recruited people on social media to let fraudsters deposit $50,000 in counterfeit checks into their bank accounts. The 22-year-old musician, whose birth name is Ashley Bautista, allegedly worked with Gabriel Molina, an Upper West Side apartment [...]

The Fraudsters Didn’t Even Ask For Account Or Password Details

The Fraudsters Didn't Even Ask For Account Or Password Details Victim of sophisticated banking con reveals how she was tricked into transferring £4,000 to scammers Catherine Downey was duped into giving away £4000 by phone fraudsters. Catherine Downey thought only the most vulnerable in society were targeted by phone thieves posing as a bank The mother-of-three was victim to the 'most sophisticated' telephone scam yet. The con woman who called her was already able [...]