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The Challenges In Supporting Impersonation Scam Victims

The Challenges In Supporting Impersonation Scam Victims The Responsibility To Help Victims Understand The Mechanics Of Scams Many times this will conflict with their beliefs Our Responsibility Is Sometimes To Deliver Hard Truths A Discussion About Impersonation Scams And Accepting The Reality Of How They Work One of the great challenges of helping scam victims is that while we do accept what they tell us, but it is [...]

A Scam Victim’s 7 Deadly Sins

A Scam Victim's 7 Deadly Sins After a scam, bad decision making continues and leads many victims in directions that may feel satisfying but delays or avoids recovery. Originally Published April 2019 - Updated January 2021 When Scam Victims Turn To The Dark Side WARNING: Just because you are a scam victim does not make you an expert at cybercrime nor will it instantly make your decision making [...]

SCARS™ Scam Basics: Cyberstalking

SCARS™ Scam Basics: Cyberstalking Cyberstalking Is The Use Of The Internet Or Other Electronic Means To Track Down, Insert Yourself, Stalk, Or Harass Another Person. It may include false accusations, defamation, slander, and libel. It may also include monitoring, identity theft, threats, vandalism, solicitation for sex, or gathering information that may be used to threaten, embarrass, or harass. But it can be as simple as tracking down and inserting yourself in the life of another [...]

SCARS™ Psychology of Scams: Why You Can’t Stop Looking At The Stolen Face

SCARS™ Psychology of Scams: Why You Can't Stop Looking At The Stolen Face Why Some People Can't Stop Thinking About Their Exes - Ex-Scammer's Stolen Face How are you dealing with a fake relationship breakup? Some people throw themselves into depression, some into anger, some try to work through it with work, or some through hunting down scammers and "exposing them". These can all be efforts to distract themselves from the heartache and the trauma [...]