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SCARS|RSN™ FACEBOOK NEWS: Facebook Removed Over 2 Billion Fake Accounts, But The Problem Is Getting Worse

SCARS|RSN™ FACEBOOK NEWS: Facebook Removed Over 2 Billion Fake Accounts, But The Problem Is Getting Worse Despite recent enforcement actions, Facebook is still plagued by fake accounts, including thousands helping promote a far-right German political party. Facebook announced this week it removed 2.19 billion fake accounts between January and March, its biggest-ever takedown of fakes in a single quarter. Company CEO Mark Zuckerberg confidently told media that “we’re taking down more fake accounts than ever.” «See Facebook Claims [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Facebook Community Standards Enforcement Report 2019

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Facebook Community Standards Enforcement Report 2019 From SCARS|ANALYTICS™ How Prevalent Were Fake Account Violations On Facebook? Facebook says that they estimate that fake accounts represented approximately 5% of our worldwide monthly active users (MAU) on Facebook during Q1 2019 and Q4 2018. BULLSHIT! According To Facebook Community Standards Enforcement Report (from Facebook) We want to protect and respect both expression and personal safety on Facebook. Our goal is to create a [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: How Do You Properly Report Scammers?

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: How Do You Properly Report Scammers? Why Does It Matter Anyway? It is essential that law enforcement and the government knows about scams & scammers, even though there is nothing (in most cases) that they can do. By knowing better how many of these crimes take place, the government can plan and prioritize more resources and the need for international cooperation. Remember the squeaky wheel gets oiled. But if only 3% of victims [...]

Stolen Photos – SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Stolen Photos Fact Scammers Have Created More Than ONE BILLION Fake Identities With Most Of Them Using Stolen Photos Photos Just Like These: They use them to create falsified passports used in an actual internet romance scams, such as this one: SCAMMER PROFILE: Jessica Edward - Nurse Stranded in Nigeria - [email protected] - Fake Scammer Passport The deception can be obvious to observers — for example, the photo [...]

ACT AGAINST SCAMS! – SCARS™ Campaign – Call To Action

SCARS|RSN™ ACT AGAINST SCAMS! - Call To Action Do You Want To Do Something To Make A Difference? Here is something very simple: Save this graphic to your phone / tablet / computer. Then when you find a fake profile, add it as a comment on the top post so other potential victims will know the risk! - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - [...]

Don’t Be Fooled By Spoofed Celebrities And Brands – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Don't Be Fooled By Spoofed Celebrities And Brands Ever had a celebrity like your post, reply to you publicly, or even direct message you? Yep, it can be a thrilling experience knowing that an actual star took time off from their busy schedules just to reach out you. And with the spread and popularity of social media, communicating your thoughts to any brand or personality is easier than ever. It's like having a [...]

Don’t Be Fooled: Scammers Are Pretending To Be Top Youtube Stars And Offering ‘Gifts’ – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Don't Be Fooled: Scammers Are Pretending To Be Top Youtube Stars And Offering 'Gifts' This week a new online scam was reported by YouTube star Philip DeFranco. DeFranco warned his 6 million-plus subscribers not to trust any direct messages on YouTube pretending to come from his account that has promised "gifts" for clicking on a specified link. The scam appears to be a fairly typical online phishing scheme, which target individuals to divulge personal information, [...]

SCARS|CDN™ Scammer Search On RomanceScamsNow.com

SCARS|CDN™ Scammer Search On RomanceScamsNow.com Scammers Reported To The SCARS|CDN™ And That Are Maintained And Managed By SCARS|GOFCH™ Scam Data Clearinghouse™ On The Amazon® ACS Cloud Can Once Again Be Searched SCARS|CDN™ means the SCARS Cybercriminal Data Network - the SCARS Anti-Scam Data Reporting Network distributing scammer data in real-time worldwide. The following are three ways you can search our SCARS|CDN Data: Photo Search » Phone Number Search » Email Address Search » Full Reports Search [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Christmas Gallery of Scammers 2018

SCARS|RSN™ Christmas Gallery of Scammers 2018 A Motley Crew Of Barbary Scammers & Fakes Just In Time For The Festive Season! Of course, these photos are not really the scammers.  They were stolen and used by the scammers. All have had their photos stolen by the scammers, and used to con their victims.  Unfortunately, we need to show them, so that future potential victims and recognize the photos and know they are being scammed! Gallery [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: Cyber-crime Police bust Nigerian-led gang that cheated 21 people in India

SCARS|RSN™ Scam News: Cyber-Crime Police Bust Nigerian-Led Gang That Cheated 21 People In India The Ahmedabad Cybercrime Police On Monday, December 9, Busted A Racket Involving Six Members From Nigeria, Uganda, And India According to the complaint filed by one of the victims, one Nigerian national identified as Lawrence Okosun,40, sent Kheradiya a friend request on Facebook claiming to be based in London. Cyber-crime Police bust Nigerian-led gang that cheated 21 people in India [...]

RSN™ Insight: Why We Do What We Do?

RSN™ Insight: Why We Do What We Do? Many have asked why we do not post more photos of scammers on our Main Facebook Pages? (Here & Here) Updated November 2018 The Reason Is Actually A Simple One - But It Has Several Parts: 1) Facebook prohibits harassment or bullying of other people. Ironically, scammers are people, and as such the approach taken in exposing them can get you in trouble with Facebook. This is [...]

RSN™ Guide: U.S. Army Scammers / Fake Soldier Romance Scams

RSN™ Guide: U.S. Army Scammers / Fake Soldier Romance Scams Online Romance Scam Information About Stolen Soldier Identities Impersonation & Identity Theft Of United States Army Soldiers If You Suspect Someone Then They ARE A Scammer You may have a suspicion about someone you have met online. You may not know it yet but your instincts picked up on something out of place (below we explain the Red Flags in more detail). Go with your [...]

RSN™ Guide: Scammer Fake Profiles

RSN™ Guide: Scammer Fake Profiles A site visitor recently asked about the methods scammers use for fake profiles. A Typical Fake Profiles Will Have: Are all the photos stolen? How do they choose which photos to steal? Are the names all made up? Do they use different names? FAKE PHOTOS Let's talk about the photos used on fake profiles first. They are almost always stolen photos for the African scammers - the exception is when [...]

What Do Victims Believe? #1

What Do Victims Believe? When Asked If They Believe They Were Scammed By The Actual Person In The Photo? 88% understood they were scammed by a Fake Identity, that the photo was stolen and used by scammers. 12% did not understand this. This Matters Because It Shows That 12% Do Not Understand How Scams Work & Obsess On The Face In The Photo! They believe they were scammed by the ACTUAL PERSON in the photo! [...]

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