Avoiding scams

Ukrainian Dating Guide: Avoiding scams by Krystyna

Last Updated on September 6, 2020 by SCARS Editorial Team

Ukrainian Dating GuideAvoiding 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 [...]

Dating Scams and ADDICTION

Being Scammed Is A Form Of AdditionOne of the things that surprised us early on, was how similar the response of victims was to SUBSTANCE ADDICTIONFor some, online dating and the connection it brings is a form of addiction, just as strong as substance addiction. Why is that? Because online dating is more about "projection" than actual reality. It is about what we WANT to happen, more than what actually is in many cases.The unprepared [...]

British Banks Learning How To Prevent Money Transfer Scams – SCARS™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS™ SCAM NEWS: British Banks Learning How To Prevent Money Transfer Scams Sussex Police Teams Up With Banks For Rapid Response Scheme To Prevent Scams Statistics for 2018 reveal that a rapid response scheme by banks and police prevented 353 potential victims in Sussex from being defrauded out of £2million. The banking protocol trains bank staff to detect when someone is about to fall victim to a scam and try to prevent them from withdrawing [...]