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SCARS™ Scam Definition: EXTORTION

SCARS™ Scam Definition: EXTORTION Many Scam Victims Are Frequently Confused About The Definitions Of Cyber-Enabled Crimes, Such As Scams, Blackmail Or Extortion EXTORTION IS VERY SIMPLY OBTAINING BENEFIT THROUGH COERCION In most jurisdictions, extortion is a criminal offense. Pure and simple! Here is the definition in many U.S. States' Legal Codes: The crime of Extortion is committed when a person maliciously threatens to: Accuse another of any crime or offense; Injure the person, property or [...]

SCARS™ Guide: Surviving Sextortion / Sexual Photo Blackmail

SCARS™ Guide: Surviving Sextortion / Sexual Photo Blackmail Sextortion Uses Explicit Photos Taken From The Victim - Either Provided Willingly Or By Other Means (Such As Hacking) To Use Them Against The Victim What is Sextortion? Click Here to see an official FBI Video introduction » SEXTORTION COMES IN TWO FLAVORS: COERCION OR MONETARY BLACKMAIL Sextortion As Coercion Sextortion can be a form of sexual exploitation that employs non-physical forms of coercion to [...]

SCARS™ Guide: Confronting Scammers & The Guilt or Flip Scam

SCARS™ Guide: Confronting Scammers & The Guilt or Flip Scam What Happens When You Confront Your Scammer? They Lie Of Course! We See And Hear This Literally Every Day A victim discovers the scam and confronts the scammer. We tell them not to, but few listen - it's full steam ahead until they slow down and learn. Not Thinking Clearly Let Us First Say, We Are Not Attempting To Call Victims Stupid We are [...]

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 [...]

NEWS: Website Operator Convicted For Posting Stolen Photos!

Major California Case May Set Stage For More Website Operator Liability Lives ruined, women terrified in 'revenge porn' case, Calif. attorney general says Reprinted from the Los Angeles TimesBy Veronica Rocha and Tony Perry LOS ANGELES — The victims were embarrassed, shamed and left feeling helpless after discovering their nude photographs had been posted online. One woman even attempted suicide. In the latest case of what's become known as "revenge porn," mothers, daycare operators, wives of [...]