Sexting And Romance Scams – A Path To Sextortion & Blackmail

Sexting And Romance Scams - A Path To Sextortion & Blackmail What It Is, How It Works, And What To Do If You Get Caught In This A SCARS Guide So You Got Naked Online... NOTE: This article is written for both teens and adults. Well, It Happens. More Often Than You Would Think! Maybe you've done something online that's worrying you? Or do you want to help someone else? [...]

Surviving Sextortion / Sexual Photo Blackmail

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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 [...]

SCARS™ Scam News: Another Scammer Kingpin Arrested In India

SCARS™ Scam News: Another Scammer Kingpin Arrested In India Blackmail Sextortion Ring In India Broken Up And The Kingpin "Shereef" Arrested According to one Indian News source: Seven now held in the racket and two more remain to be nabbed The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the racket that duped young women and blackmailed them arrested one more person on Saturday. The arrested was identified as Shereef, who, according to the police, was the ‘mastermind’ [...]

SCARS™ Insight: Avoid Teen Sextortion [VIDEO]

SCARS™ Insight: Avoid Teen Sextortion [VIDEO] From the Federal Bureau of Investigation: Dangerous Connections - Youth Face A Massive Risk of Sextortion Online One victim was a 14-year-old boy from West Virginia. Another victim from Michigan was only 12. Yet another was a 17-year-old girl from Ohio who attempted suicide in a desperate try to escape the situation. In total, the FBI was able to identify 20 young people who were harassed, threatened, and sexually [...]

FBI Says Sextortion Activity on the Rise – SCARS|PODCAST™ [AUDIO] [TAMBIEN EN ESPAÑOL]

FBI Says Sextortion Activity on the Rise - SCARS|PODCAST™ [TAMBIEN EN ESPAÑOL ABAJO] The FBI is seeing a significant increase in activity involving sextortion—a federal crime that happens when an adult coerces a child to produce sexually explicit photographs or video of themselves and then send it to them over the Internet. If you want to share this podcast, click on the link below The FBI is seeing a significant increase in activity [...]

RSN™ Guide: Avoiding The Latest Blackmail Scam

RSN™ Guide: Avoiding The Latest Blackmail Scam Scammers Are Experts At Manipulation, We Know This, Right? But their expertise runs to far more than just romance scams. It includes a range of blackmail scams and extortion online as well. Many of you have experienced scammers treats and extortion attempts at the end of a romance scam, from public shaming to treats of killing your children. Another type of scam they engage in is the randomize [...]

Romance Blackmail Scams

Last Updated on December 30, 2017 by SCARS Editorial Team

Don’t Panic Wait this is the time to panic! Here’s what happens… You find a great girl online, right?  You spend time, and trust.  Then you decide to move to the next step and compromise yourself – in photos or video or webcam… […]

Scammer Dangers

What are the dangers from scammers? You know the obvious one - you fall for a scammer and they take your soul and money. But are their other dangers? THAT IS A BIG FAT YES! So what are they? PROBLEM #1: Access. To start with the obvious, by friending a scammer you give them access to your family and friends, even your children! This is how they prospect for more victims, like a leech they [...]