Urban Legends: Chapter 6 – Scammers Are All Alike? [Updated]

Scammer Urban Legends: Chapter 6 Scammers Are All Alike? A SCARS Insight Scammer Urban Legend: All Scammers Are Nigerian Most victims and the public, in general, have a mistaken idea that all scammers are from one region. It seems like every day, all you hear about are Nigerian 419 and fake military scams, and that all of these scammers must be Nigerian. Nothing Could Be Farther From The [...]

SCARS™ Scam & Scamming News: Nigerian Scammers Being Arrested In India

SCARS™ Scam & Scamming News: Nigerian Scammers Being Arrested In India Nigerian Arrested For Duping People On Facebook The accused identified as Arthur Okeke alias Arthur Akunne Arthur is a Nigerian national and was living in Shiv Vihar area of New Delhi The police team is looking for the other accused involved in the crimes Source: Indo-Asian News Service Delhi-Police Delhi Police Have Arrested A Nigerian National In Various Cases Of Cheating Which [...]

RSN™ Scam News: Indian Police Break Up Online Scam Center

RSN™ Scam News: Indian Police Break Up Online Scam Center Indian Police Break Up International Fake Computer Virus Scam Business Those arrested have been running the scam out of defunct call centers. Indian police have arrested nearly two dozen people on suspicion of defrauding victims around the world by sending fake pop-up messages warning them that their computers were infected with a virus and offering to rectify the problem at a price. Police spokesman Ajay [...]

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

SCARS™ 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 [...]

SCARS™ Insight: Inside India’s Scam Call Centers

SCARS™ Insight: Inside India's Scam Call Centers Indian Based Scammers are beginning to be the world's greatest danger in online fraud. The Indians - who in many cases were trained by ex-patriot Nigerians have organized to an extraordinary extent, and are converting legitimate call centers through India into Scamming Center. These organized crime businesses are going so far as to align themselves with local police, contributing to civic activities, and on the outside appear to [...]

SCARS™ Scam News: Another Scammer Kingpin Arrested In India

SCARS™ Scam News: Another Scammer Kingpin Arrested In India Blackmail Sextortion Ring In India Broken Up And The Kingpin "Shereef" Arrested According to one Indian News source: Seven now held in the racket and two more remain to be nabbed The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the racket that duped young women and blackmailed them arrested one more person on Saturday. The arrested was identified as Shereef, who, according to the police, was the ‘mastermind’ [...]