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SCARS Webinar: Romance Scams Life Cycle – May 14, 2022

By |May 16th, 2022|Categories: 2022, Romance Scams & Relationship Scams, VIDEOS, Webinar/Presentation|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Romance ScamsScams A Scam is a confidence trick - a crime -  is an attempt to defraud a person or group after first gaining their trust through deception. Scams or confidence tricks exploit victims using their credulity, naïveté, compassion, vanity, irresponsibility, or greed and exploiting that. Researchers have defined confidence tricks as "a distinctive species of fraudulent conduct ... intending to further voluntary exchanges that are not mutually beneficial", as they "benefit con operators ('con men' - criminals) at the expense of their victims (the 'marks')". A scam is a crime even if no money was lost. Life Cycle SCARS Webinar May 14, 2022 [...]

SCARS Webinar: Money Mules

By |May 15th, 2022|Categories: 2022, VIDEOS, Webinar/Presentation|Tags: , , , , |

SCARS Webinar: Money MulesMoney mules Money mules are a type of money laundering where a person transfers illicit funds through a medium (such as a bank account) to obfuscate where the money came from. There are different types of money mules including witting, unwitting, and complicit. [VIDEO] Understanding How Victims Are [...]

Nigerian Scammer Training School Shut Down & Scammers Arrested

By |May 12th, 2022|Categories: 2022, Arrests Convictions & Court Actions, Special Reports|Tags: , , , , |

Nigerian ScammerScammer A Scammer or Fraudster is someone that engages in deception to obtain money or achieve another objective. They are criminals that attempt to deceive a victim into sending more or performing some other activity that benefits the scammer. Training School Shut Down & Scammers Arrested [...]

Dr. Garth P. Davis – Another Stolen Identity Used To Scam Women

By |May 8th, 2022|Categories: 2022, Impersonation Victim Galleries|Tags: , , , , , |

Another Stolen Identity Used To ScamScam A Scam is a confidence trick - a crime -  is an attempt to defraud a person or group after first gaining their trust through deception. Scams or confidence tricks exploit victims using their credulity, naïveté, compassion, vanity, irresponsibility, or greed and exploiting that. Researchers have defined confidence tricks as "a distinctive species of fraudulent conduct ... intending to further voluntary exchanges that are not mutually beneficial", as they "benefit con operators ('con men' - criminals) at the expense of their victims (the 'marks')". A scam is a crime even if no money was lost. Women: Dr. Garth [...]

SCARS Webinar: Romance Scams #1 – Pig Butchering Fraud & Military Impersonation Fraud [VIDEO]

By |May 7th, 2022|Categories: 2022, VIDEOS, Webinar/Presentation|Tags: , , , , , , , |

SCARS Webinar: Romance Scams #1 [VIDEO] Pig ButcheringPig Butchering Sha Zhu Pan 殺主盤 “Pig Butchering” This is a scam type that originated in China involving the scammer developing a relationship with the victim - sometimes romantic sometimes not - and leading the victim to invest in a fake company or asset. These typically target smart younger women. FraudFraud In law, fraud is intentional deception to secure unfair or unlawful gain (money or other assets), or to deprive a victim of a legal right. Fraud can violate civil law (e.g., a fraud victim may sue the fraud perpetrator to avoid the fraud or recover monetary compensation) or criminal law (e.g., a fraud perpetrator may be prosecuted and imprisoned by governmental authorities), or it may cause no loss of money, property, or legal right but still be an element of another civil or criminal wrong. The purpose of fraud may be monetary gain or other benefits, for example by obtaining a passport, travel document, or driver's license, or mortgage fraud, where the perpetrator may attempt to qualify for a mortgage by way of false statements. A fraud can also be a hoax, which is a distinct concept that involves deliberate deception without the intention of gain or of materially damaging or depriving a victim. [...]

FBI Goes After Scammers & Cybercriminals With RAT

By |April 24th, 2022|Categories: 2022, BEC Business Email Compromise / CEO Scams, Governmental Entities & Agencies, Insights, Money Recovery|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

FBIFBI FBI - Federal Bureau of Investigation The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States and its principal federal law enforcement agency. Operating under the jurisdiction of the United States Department of Justice, the FBI is also a member of the U.S. Intelligence Community and reports to both the Attorney General and the Director of National Intelligence. A leading U.S. counter-terrorism, counterintelligence, and criminal investigative organization, the FBI has jurisdiction over violations of more than 200 categories of federal crimes, including financial fraud. Goes After Scammers & Cybercriminals With RAT A [...]

What To Know About Tax Identity Theft [UPDATED 2022]

By |April 23rd, 2022|Categories: 2022, Governmental Entities & Agencies, How To Report Scams & Scammers, Identity Theft & Impersonation, Special Reports|Tags: , , , , |

What To Know About Tax Identity TheftIdentity Theft Identity theft is when someone uses another person's personal identifying information, without their permission, to commit fraud or other crimes. In both the U.K. and the United States it is the theft of personally identifiable information. Identity theft deliberately uses someone else's identity as a method to gain financial advantages or obtain credit and other benefits, and perhaps to cause other person's loss. The person whose identity has been stolen may suffer adverse consequences, especially if they are falsely held responsible for the perpetrator's actions. Personally identifiable information generally includes a person's name, date of birth, social security number, driver's license number, bank account or credit card numbers, PINs, electronic signatures, fingerprints, passwords, or any other information that can be used to access a person's financial resources. Courtesy of [...]

Scam Victim Grooming – Turning On The Instant Emotions

By |April 16th, 2022|Categories: 2022, Insights, Psychology of Scams|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Scam Victim GroomingGrooming Grooming is a form of setting up a victim for a scam or other crime by befriending and establishing an emotional connection with the victim, and sometimes the family, to lower the victim's inhibitions with the objective of the scam or criminal activity.  Grooming includes the development of a trust relationship between the criminal and the victim, getting the victims to the point where they can be more completely manipulated.   - Turning On The Instant Emotions [...]

Pig Butchering Investment Scams – Official FBI Podcast

By |April 12th, 2022|Categories: 2022, How Scams Work, Pig Butchering Scams - Sha Zhu Pan 殺主盤, PODCAST AUDIO|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Pig Butchering Investment ScamsInvestment Scams When a caller claims to have a promising investment opportunity that will help you get rich quick, it's likely a scam. Official FBI Podcast Presented by [...]

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