The Bad News For 2021- An Editorial by Tim McGuinness Ph.D.

The Bad News Analysis For 2021 An Editorial by Tim McGuinness, Ph.D., SCARS Founder Presented by SCARS An Assessment Of Where We Are Now! By Dr. Tim McGuinness, November 11, 2021 I was part of several conference calls and presentations this last couple of weeks that was on global cybercrime and the grim state that we are in now. Unfortunately, the news in these calls was especially bad in many ways. [...]

What Is A Relationship Scam? [INFOGRAPHIC]

What Is A Relationship Scam? Understanding Scams Infographic! A SCARS Insight A Relationship Scam - Don't You mean A Romance Scam? Nope! The Definition of a Relationship Scam: It is a one-to-one criminal act that involves a trust relationship and uses deception & manipulation to get a victim to give to the criminal something of value, such as money! A Relationship Scam includes many different types of scams, each with [...]

SCARS™ Insight: Australia Reports Government Impersonation Scams On The Rise

SCARS™ Insight: Australia Reports Government Impersonation Scams On The Rise According to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, governmental impersonations are exploding online! Australians are being urged to watch out for government impersonation scams with over $1.26 million lost from more than 7100 reports made to Scamwatch so far this year and in reality, losses are likely to be far greater. There has been an increase in scams reported during tax time such as text [...]

SCARS™ Insight: The Young Nigerian & West African Women Scammers

SCARS™ Insight: The Young Nigerian Women Scammers Here Is The Face Of A Young Woman That Has Become Involved In Scamming She is young and lives in Nigeria. It is obvious that she has been pulled in by a boyfriend, and suffers significant self-esteem issues (per her posts). She is a member of the "ITZ" organization of thousands of scammers Unfortunately, there is nothing we can do to help people like this. Our only [...]