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SCARS™ Scam Warning: Blackmail Scam Messages

SCARS™ Scam Warning: Blackmail Scam Messages WE RECEIVED THIS MESSAGE THROUGH ONE OF OUR WEBSITES: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Your computer, email and smartphone are hacked. We have all your photos, personal correspondence and access to bank accounts. On June 3, we will post on the Internet and send to all people who you have in contacts and social networks all [...]

Man Warning Internet Daters After ‘Sextortion’ Scam – SCARS™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS™ SCAM NEWS: Man Warning Internet Daters After 'Sextortion' Scam Damien Pate started to panic when the love interest he met online turned out to be part of a scam. "I could end up in jail," Pate said. "I could lose my job. My heart started beating really fast. I didn't know how to react." Last Monday, the 28-year-old was on the dating site Adam4Adam when he got a message from a man named "Chad" who claimed [...]

SCARS™ Guide: Grandparents Scams

SCARS™ Guide: Grandparents Scams Those Are Not Your Grandchildren! FTC Warns Of New Scam Grandchildren imposters are managing to finagle a skyrocketing amount of money out of people, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) warned on Monday. The FTC says that its Consumer Sentinel Network has noticed a “striking” increase in the median dollar amount that people 70 and older report losing to fraud. When they started to peel back the layers, the Commission found a number of [...]

SCARS™ CURRENT ONLINE SCAMS THREAT INDEX

SCARS™ CURRENT ONLINE SCAMS THREAT INDEX Romance Scams 100 WARNING Scam danger at extreme levels - high probability of stranger contacts from all potential media - increased victimization Blackmail Scams 42 MODERATE Scam danger at moderate levels - significant probability of stranger contacts from all potential media - elevated victimization 419 Advance Fee Scams 24 CAUTION Scam danger at [...]