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SCARS™ Psychology of Scams: What Drives Us To Be Scammed

SCARS™ Psychology of Scams: What Drives Us To Be Scammed Every Minute, Every Day, Throughout Our Lives We Rush Headlong From One Scam To Another [lwptoc] Why Are We Scammed? Because we are emotional beings who want for things we do not have. It really is that simple. Marketers, salespeople, politicians, and scammers - wait, it there any difference between them? They are all selling us something we long for. Every Day We Are Scammed [...]

Scam Urban Legends: Anti-Scam Groups Are All Good

Scam Urban Legends: Anti-Scam Groups Are All Good Helping To Set The Record Straight With thousands of amateur and pretend anti-scam groups on social media, many spread misinformation, fake news, and urban legends, instead of the real situation and knowledge. These guides will help provide confirmed and correct information you can rely on in your avoidance, discovery, and recovery. First Principals SCARS is a formal crime victims' assistance [...]

SCARS™ Insights: Beware Of Scam Victim Saviors

SCARS™ Insights: Beware Of Scam Victim Saviors We Wanted To Share Some Thoughts On Scam Victim Saviors Be careful what you believe out there, misunderstanding and urban legends are everywhere. Countless victims believe they are instant experts. A significant percentage of victims instantly believe they are experts just because they went through a scam. Being a victim does not make anyone an expert. As the saying goes, it takes 10,000 hours to become an expert [...]

RSN™ Insight: Amateur Anti-Scam Group Distributing Fake News

RSN™ Insight: Amateur Anti-Scam Group Distributing Fake News For Those That Follow Us And Have For Some Time, You Know We Are Highly Critical About Other Amateur Anti-Scam Groups! Many complain and ask us why we are hard on other groups? Why indeed? They argue that they are all contributing to the greater good, right? The same could be said for amateur dentists or surgeons too, right? No, wrong. The wrong information to the wrong person [...]

WARNING: Anti-Scam “Counseling”

WARNING: Anti-Scam “Counseling” What About Counseling? We are beginning to see more anti-scam groups claim they offer "Counseling" services of one type or another. You should be aware that all "counseling" is regulated and licensed in North America and Europe, and many other countries as well. Groups that have used that word, regardless of their intention are offering an unlicensed service and are breaking the law, and subject to criminal investigation and prosecution. BUT WHAT [...]