Emergency Scams

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Soldier Impersonation – SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Soldier Impersonation Impersonations - Of Real Military People The practice of impersonating Soldiers for financial gain is common in scams online. When impostor accounts are identified, it is important to report the accounts to the host platforms. Twitter allows users to create parody, satire, newsfeed, commentary, and fan accounts that mimic organizations if they indicate that they are “unofficial” or “fan” accounts. On Facebook, they are not allowed and should be reported [...]

Seniors Face Slew Of Online, Phone Scams – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Seniors Face Slew Of Online, Phone Scams Here's How To Protect Your Parents & Grandparents Avoid The Top Ones Fraudsters are constantly looking for new ways to scam Americans, and seniors can be particularly vulnerable as they increasingly become tech-savvy, using computers, smartphones and creating social media profiles. Here are the top scams that Americans face and how to avoid them: Click On The Title In The Content Box Below To View The Full [...]

RSN™ Anti-Scam Tip: Scammers Create Fake Emergencies To Get Your Money

RSN™ Anti-Scam Tip: Scammers Create Fake Emergencies To Get Your Money It's always one thing or another! I lost my wallet and ID. I’m stranded — please wire money.” “Your grandson is being held in jail. He needs bail money right away.” Scammers try to trick you into thinking a loved one is in trouble. They call, text, email, or send messages on social media about a supposed emergency with a family member or friend. They [...]