Where Do Romance Scammers Find You?

Where Do Romance Scammers Find You? Scammers target Facebook buy and sell, and other groups for new victims! A SCARS Insight Facebook Groups Is Where They Find You! There are, of course, many places where they find you but Facebook is a prime choice! How Many Scammers Are In Your Facebook Groups? If you belong to any type of a BUY & SELL or DEALS Group on Facebook you are [...]

ACT AGAINST SCAMS! – SCARS™ Campaign – Call To Action

SCARS™ ACT AGAINST SCAMS! - Call To Action Do You Want To Do Something To Make A Difference? Here is something very simple: Save this graphic to your phone / tablet / computer. Then when you find a fake profile, add it as a comment on the top post so other potential victims will know the risk! - - - SAVE THIS GRAPHIC AND USE OF FAKE PROFILES Click Here To Display The Image Alone » [...]

SCARS™ Insight: Coronavirus Grandparent Scams

SCARS™ Insight: Coronavirus Grandparent Scams Scammers In India, Africa, And Asia Have Long Exploited The Love That Grandparents Have For Their Grandchildren, But Now They Are Turning That Into Money The Crisis Emergency Scams! The typical Grandparent Scam involves someone calling, emailing, texting or messaging an elderly person claiming that they are a relative and are in an emergency. All they need is some of the victim's money and it will all be fine! Accidents, [...]

SCARS™ CORONAVIRUS GOVERNMENT ACTION GUIDE: Serving To Protect

SCARS™ CORONAVIRUS GOVERNMENT ACTION GUIDE: Serving To Protect The Department of Justice is remaining vigilant in detecting, investigating, and prosecuting wrongdoing related to the crisis.  In a memo to U.S. Attorneys, Attorney General Barr said, "The pandemic is dangerous enough without wrongdoers seeking to profit from public panic and this sort of conduct cannot be tolerated." Be aware that criminals are attempting to exploit COVID-19 worldwide through a variety of scams.  There have been reports of: [...]

RSN™ Guide: U.S. Military In Africa

RSN™ Guide: The Truth About The U.S. Military In Africa There are many incompetent anti-scam groups that claim there are no United States Military forces in Africa. The fact is that the United States has military forces in many countries. The details are not always publicized. U.S. Forces are in central, western, eastern, Saharan and Sub-Saharan Africa. However, NO member of the military is going to contact a stranger on Facebook. Not only is it prohibited [...]

RSN™ Special Report: Scammers Using Children

RSN™ Special Report: Scammers Using Children Scammers Now Using Children As "Money" Mules Met Police warn fraudsters are targeting child 'money mules' First published in July 2017, Updated September 2018 Children are being targeted by criminals to act as money mules, police have warned. The scam involves transferring stolen money through children's bank accounts to hide it from the authorities. According to The Times, the Met Police wrote to parents warning that pupils were being [...]

Don’t Make A Disaster Worse!

Don't Make A Disaster Worse! - Help Us Spread The Word About Disaster Scams! The scammers will be working OVERTIME on this disaster immediately. Don't let your good deeds turn into another disaster by falling for Hurricane Harvey Disaster Scams Avoiding Scams & Frauds The FBI asks that individuals beware of e-mails claiming to seek donations for major disaster relief efforts. The FBI will be checking for fraudulent websites and e-mails and will thoroughly investigate [...]

BREAKING NEWS: Scammers Arrested In Ghana

GHANA - SMALL MIRACLES: Scammers Arrested In Ghana 26 ‘Yahoo’ Boys Including Nigerians Arrested In Ghana, Laptops And Phones Recovered In a rare sign of prosecution in Ghana, 26 scammers / internet fraudsters popularly known as ‘Yahoo’ boys have been apprehended by the Madina Divisional Police Command on Friday in Ghana. According to multiple online reports from Ghana, about twenty six of them including Nigerians are suspected to be engaged in cyber crime. Since it is [...]

The ZOOSK Guide To Romance Scams [PDF] – Presented By SCARS™

SCARS™ Presents The ZOOSK Guide To Romance Scams The Online Dater’s Guide to Romance Scams Courtesy Of ZOOSK Once you know what you’re looking for, romance scammers can actually be very easy to identify and avoid. Check out these common behaviors and examples to learn how to spot a scammer. Hover Over The PDF To View Controls - Use Up/Down Arrows To View Pages You Can Also View The PDF Here: OnlineScammerGuide »     SCARS™ Team A SCARS Division Miami [...]

RSN™ Commentary: Boycott African Products Now!

Boycott African Products Now! NO MORE EXCUSES - NO MORE APOLOGISTS We have to end the lawless behavior of African Scammers, Human Traffickers & Slavers, and African Thugs & Terrorists! Until African Governments solve African problems that corrupt and harm the rest of the world we want no African products! BOYCOTT AFRICAN PRODUCTS NOW! BOYCOTT AFRICAN COFFEE! RSN COMMENTARY We are finding it amazing how many people are opposed to a boycott of African Coffee! [...]

SCARS™ Psychology of Scams: Confirmation Bias – Letting Your Desires Control What You See!

SCARS™ Psychology of Scams: Confirmation Bias - Letting Your Desires Control What You See! Scam Victims Are Expertly Manipulated During The Course Of Their Romance Scam (And Other Types Of Scams Too) But Their Psychology Actively Contributes To Its Success! One of the factors the contributes to both the initial hook and then the continuation of the scam is the victim's own psychology. Each of us experiences the world subjectively based upon what we believe [...]

SCARS™ Commentary: A Thought Before The Darkness Closes In

SCARS™ Commentary: A Thought Before The Darkness Closes In What Is The Key To Survival During A Crisis - Any Type Of Crisis? A Strict Information Diet WE ARE SURROUNDED BY NEGATIVE NEWS WE ARE SURROUNDED BY MEDIA TROLLS AND HATERS INVESTED IN OUR PANIC BUT YOU DO NOT HAVE TO LISTEN TO THEM! Those of you who know us as an organization, know that we try to limit certain kinds of information in what [...]

SCARS & RSN

Welcome to the Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams Romance Scams Now is a part of our organization. To tell you all a little bit about SCARS - we are a non-profit corporation domiciled in the United States. We are what is characterized as a Non-Governmental Organization - an NGO. We were founded in 2015 (though RSN has its origin in 1991). We provide: Anti-Scam Advocacy Government Policy Development Cybercriminal Reporting Network - the SCARS [...]

How To #ActAgainstScams – SCARS™ Campaign

SCARS™ Campaign: How To #ActAgainstScams Today The Internet Is Overrun With Scammers! Scammers of every possible nationality, scamming with every imaginable type of fraud! They have spread from Africa and Russia to the four corners of the globe. Just two years ago hardly anything was being done to stop them. Scams were allowed to spread almost unchecked with only token arrests being made. However, today is a different story. Over 21,000 scammers were arrested in 2018 [...]