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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 [...]

SCARS™ Insight: Coronavirus Grandparent Scams

SCARS™ Insight: Coronavirus Grandparent 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. 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 ScamGrandparent Scam Grandparent/Family Emergency Scam - Scammers sometimes prey on grandparents by claiming their family members are in jail or in trouble and need money quickly. They use stolen personal information such as family member names and hometowns to seem more convincing. involves someone calling, emailing, texting or messaging an elderly person claiming that [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 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.! 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 [...]

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 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.. Hover Over The PDF To View [...]

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 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.' First published in July 2017, Updated September 2018 Children are being targeted by criminals to act as money mules, police have warned. The 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. involves transferring stolen money [...]

RSN™ Commentary: Boycott African Products Now!

Boycott African Products Now! NO MORE EXCUSES - NO MORE APOLOGISTS We have to end the lawless behaviorBehavior   Behavior / Behavioral Actions Otherwise known as habits, behavior or behavioral actions are strategies to help prevent online exploitation that target behavior, such as social engineering of victims. Changing your behavior is the ONLY effective means to reduce or prevent scams. 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! [...]

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 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. asks that individuals beware [...]

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. [...]

RSN OPINION: Please Be Rational

RSN OPINION: Please Be Rational We understand that many of you are extremely angry with scammers, You have every reason and right to be angry, but that angerAnger Anger, also known as wrath or rage, is an intense emotional state involving a strong uncomfortable and non-cooperative response to a perceived provocation, trigger, hurt or threat. About one-third of scam victims become trapped in anger for extended periods of time following a scam. A person experiencing anger will often experience physical effects, such as increased heart rate, elevated blood pressure, and increased levels of adrenaline and noradrenaline. Some view anger as an emotion that triggers a part of the fight or flight response. Anger becomes the predominant feeling behaviorally, cognitively, and physiologically. Anger can have many physical and mental consequences. While most of those who experience anger explain its arousal as a result of "what has happened to them", psychologists point out that an angry person can very well be mistaken because anger causes a loss in self-monitoring capacity and objective observability. works against you, just as your blind faith worked against you during the scam, These scammers are not thugs (most of them at [...]

Why Don’t Victims Report Crimes?

Why Don't Victims Report Crimes? The main reason victims don't report crimes to the police or the FBI is that they are either afraid, ashamed, or prefer to handle the matter in another way, such as report the incident to someone else. According to a 2012 study conducted by the [...]

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, [...]

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. [...]

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