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SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Talking with Kids About Being Online

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Talking with Kids About Being Online From: First Lady Melania Trump, White House, and the Federal Trade Commission, Washington D.C. This guide from the Federal Trade Commission covers issues to raise with kids about living their lives online. Introduction By First Lady Melania Trump As First Lady, I want to nurture the most valuable part of our society and our future: children. As adults, we take responsibility for helping children [...]

Cybersecurity for Small Businesses – SCARS|RSN™ Guide

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: Cybersecurity for Small Businesses A Guide by the Federal Trade Commission, NIST, SBA, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and presented by SCARS Cybercriminals Target Companies Of All Sizes Knowing some cybersecurity basics and putting them in practice will help you protect your business and reduce the risk of a cyber attack. https://romancescamsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/cybersecuirty_for-small-business-presented-by-SCARS.pdf     SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.   TAGS: Cybersecurity, Cybercriminals, INFOSEC, Scams, SCARS, FDA, Federal Trade [...]

Scams And Your Small Business – SCARS|RSN™ Guide

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: Scams And Your Small Business A Guide for Small-Medium Business from the Federal Trade Commission & SCARS Scams and Your Small Business If you own a small business or are part of a non-profit organization, you spend a lot of time and effort making sure the organization works well. But when scammers go after your organization, it can hurt your reputation and your bottom line. Your best protection? Learn the signs of scams [...]

Las Estafas y Su Pequeño Negocio – Información de SCARS|RSN™

Información de SCARS|RSN™ : Las Estafas y Su Pequeño Negocio Una Guía de el FTC y SCARS Para los Negocios Las estafas y su pequeño negocio Si es dueño de un pequeño negocio o forma parte de una organización sin fines de lucro, usted invierte mucho tiempo y esfuerzo para asegurarse de que la organización funcione bien. Pero cuando los estafadores atacan su organización, eso puede perjudicar su reputación y resultar en pérdida de dinero. [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Government Report: FTC Releases 2018 Privacy and Data Security Update

SCARS|RSN™ Government Report: FTC Releases 2018 Privacy and Data Security Update The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s primary privacy and data security enforcer, released its annual report highlighting its privacy and data security work for 2018. [See Below] The FTC’s privacy and security enforcement actions in 2018 included shutting down revenge porn website MyEx.com, approving a settlement with peer-to-peer payment service Venmo over deceptive privacy settings, approving an expanded settlement with Uber Technologies, Inc. to resolve data security and privacy [...]

Official FTC IRS Imposter Scams [Infographic] – SCARS|RSN™ Insight

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Official FTC IRS Imposter Scams [Infographic]   Official FTC IRS Imposter Scams Infographic SCARS #ActAgainstScams Campaign     SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.   TAGS: Federal Trade Commission, FTC, Internal Revenue Service, United States Government, IRS, Phone Scams, IRS Scam, Gift Card Scam, iTunes Scam, Tax Scam, Infographic, #ActAgainstScams, - - - - - - - - - - - - - - END - - - - - - - [...]

Stay Safe During Tax Time – SCARS|RSN™ Insight

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Stay Safe During Tax Time Stay Safe From Cybercrime & Identity Theft During Tax Time Download the Tax-Tips-2018-STC Guide Here »   Provided by the Stop|Think|Connect campaign from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. SCARS is a partner organization to the Campaign.   SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.   TAGS: Phishing Scams, Email Scams, IRS Scams, Tax Scams, Tax Season, Phone Scams, Impersonation Scams, Social Media, Spyware, IRS Employees, IRS Calls, IRS [...]

RSN™ Insight: U.S. Federal Trade Commission – Frauds and Losses by Age Reported By Consumers 2017 [Infographic]

RSN™ Insight: U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Frauds and Losses by Age Reported By Consumers 2017 [Infographic] FTC Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book 2017: Reported Frauds and Losses by Age, Percentage Reporting a Fraud Loss and Median Loss by Age Reported Frauds and Losses by Age, Percentage Reporting a Fraud Loss and Median Loss by Age   RSN™ Team a division of SCARS™ Miami Florida U.S.A.     - - - - - - [...]

RSN™ Special Report: Money back from MoneyGram?

RSN™ Special Report: Money back from MoneyGram? The Federal Trade Commission Announce A Settlement With MoneyGram For $125 million! November 8, 2018 by Karen Dodge Staff Attorney, Midwest Region, FTC We’ve all known for a long time that scammers ask people to pay by wiring money. Money wiring companies like MoneyGram and Western Union have also known that scammers have people wire money using their services. In fact, the FTC has sued both companies – which [...]

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™ Anti-Scam Tip: Avoiding Tech Support Scams

RSN™ Anti-Scam Tip: Avoiding Tech Support Scams You’re working on your computer when, suddenly, a message pops up on the screen: “Virus detected! Call now for a free security scan and to repair your device.” That’s a tech support scam. Don’t call, text, or email. Legit tech support companies don’t operate that way. Scammers pose as big-name companies and use pop-up messages, fake websites, and phone calls to trick you into thinking your computer has [...]

FTC Halts Online Marketers Responsible for Deceptive “Free Trial” Offers

United States Federal Trade Commission Goes After Online Fraud FTC Halts Online Marketers Responsible for Deceptive “Free Trial” Offers A federal district court has granted the Federal Trade Commission’s request to stop a group of San Diego-based Internet marketers from deceptively advertising free trial offers and not only charging consumers full-price for the trial product, but also enrolling them in expensive, ongoing continuity plans without their knowledge or consent. The court order announced today temporarily [...]

REPORTING INCOME TAX FRAUD

REPORTING INCOME TAX FRAUD A new way to report tax identity theft identity theft is hard enough. That’s why we keep working to make recovering from it easier. It’s also why we’re happy to let you know about an innovative project by the FTC and IRS that lets people report tax-related identity theft to the IRS online, using the FTC’s IdentityTheft.gov website to file IRS Form 14039. Tax-related identity theft happens when someone uses your [...]

TAKE THE NEXT STEP TO HELP STOP FACEBOOK FAKES

Call For Government Investigation Into Facebook Fakes For years Facebook has hidden the true extent of the number of fake subscribers (profiles) on their social media platform. The value of Facebook as a business is, in large part, based upon the number of subscribers to Facebook. This is the basis for advertising fees which provide revenue for the company. PLEASE HELP US ADDRESS THIS HUGE PROBLEM BY DEMANDING ACTION BY THE UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND [...]

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