What Is A Relationship Scam? [INFOGRAPHIC]

What Is A Relationship Scam? Understanding Scams Infographic! A SCARS Insight A Relationship Scam - Don't You mean A Romance Scam? Nope! The Definition of a Relationship Scam: It is a one-to-one criminal act that involves a trust relationship and uses deception & manipulation to get a victim to give to the criminal something of value, such as money! A Relationship Scam includes many different types of scams, each with [...]

Mitigating Fraud In The Digital Age [Infographic]

Mitigating Fraud In The Digital Age An Infographic Series From Equifax Courtesy of our partner at About-Fraud.com Thank you Equifax for this awesome infographic illustrating the challenges of mitigating fraud in a digital age.

Guilt vs. Shame – Understanding [INFOGRAPHIC]

Guilt vs. Shame - Understanding Shame has long been viewed as “the toxic cousin of guilt,” but it has benefited us over evolution. Shame and guilt are functionally designed to protect us against harming those who are dear to us and to make us behave better in the future Understanding The Mechanisms of Guilt & Shame Guilt And Shame Are Among The Most Painful Human Emotions No one [...]

Really Understanding Your Anger [INFOGRAPHIC][VIDEOS]

Really Understanding Your Anger! Scam Victim Anger Works Against Recovery A Full Third Of Scam Victims Lose Themselves To Anger After The Discovery Anger is a normal part of the grief cycle but it easily gains control and prevents a victim's ability to move forward How Anger Affects Your Brain and Body Anger Can Be A Challenging Emotion To Work Through Sometimes our anger can be frightening. Or, [...]

Romance Scams Take Record Dollars In 2020 Per FTC Data

Romance Scams Take Record Dollars In 2020 Per FTC Data The FTC Reports Scams Nearly doubled in 2020 Exactly as SCARS Analysis predicted FTC Analysis Or Romance Scam Data In 2020 The FTC Compiles is Romance Scams Data for 2020 Based upon what was Reported They say love hurts. With romance scams that’s doubly true – hearts are broken and wallets are emptied. For three years running, people [...]

Real Victims’ Assistance – SCARS™ Recovery & Support [Infographic]

SCARS™ Recovery & Support: Real Victims' Assistance [Infographic] Scam Victims Pass Through Stages On Their Way To Healing And Recovery But Are Easily Held Back By Bad Support THE ROMANCE SCAM VICTIM FUNNEL EFFECT The Romance Scam Victim Funnel Effect - Infographic Poster About Most Anti-Scam Groups Most anti-scam groups are complete amateurs or fakes that offer no real help! They feed off of romance scam victims' fear and anger. Forcing an endless [...]

SCARS™ Psychology of Scams: How Trauma Can Impact Four Types of Memory [Infographic]

SCARS™ Psychology of Scams: How Trauma Can Impact Four Types of Memory [Infographic] Trauma Can Have A Profound Impact On A Person’S Memory And Traumatic Memory Can Affect Not Only The Brain, But Also The Body And Nervous System As Well. But conceptualizing how trauma can impact the different types of memory can be challenging, so we created a free tool for practitioners to use with clients that breaks down this process.     [...]

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

SCARS™ Insight: Official FTC IRS Imposter Scams [Infographic]   Official FTC IRS Imposter Scams Infographic SCARS #ActAgainstScams Campaign     SCARS™ 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   - - - Tell us about your experiences with Romance Scammers in our Scams Discussion Forum on Facebook » - - - [...]

RSN™ Infographic – Are You Easy Bait For Identity Thieves?

RSN™ Infographic - Are You Easy Bait For Identity Thieves? Do You Know All The Ways An Identity Thief Can Target Victims Online? There were over 15 million victims of identity fraud in 2016, and it is estimated that it doubled in 2017. Javelin Research reports that overall fraud incidence rose 16% in 2016 to affect 6.15% of U.S. consumers, from 5.30% in 2015 — the highest on record. Smart thieves are using new and increasingly convincing [...]

How To Create A Perfect Dating Profile

Last Updated on September 6, 2020 by SCARS Editorial Team

How To Create A Perfect Dating Profile Inversely, this also shows what to watch out for! Here is a great chart from Zoosk on how to build a better mouse trap!  Pay attention guys and gals, you need this! […]

RSN™ Special Report: Facebook & Social Media Largely Ignore Scammers

RSN™ Special Report: Facebook & Social Media Largely Ignore Scammers Reprinted from the Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams (SCARS) » Why Does Facebook & Social Media Largely Ignore Scammers? United States Law rules the Internet (or did until Obama gave the internet away in 2017) One of these laws is 47 U.S.C. § 230, a Provision of the Communication Decency Act All of us in the Internet industry in those days (which included our Chairman [...]

SCARS™ Infographic: Taking Your Life In Your Hands

SCARS™ Infographic: Taking Your Life In Your Hands Being Online Can Be Deadly If You Use The Internet To Meet Partners You Are Taking Your Life In Your Hands! EACH YEAR THERE ARE: 16,000 ABDUCTIONS 100+ MURDERS 1,000s OF RAPES 10% OF KNOWN SEX OFFENDERS USE THE INTERNET Be More Careful! BASED ON USDHS STATS FOR 2017 INFOGRAPHIC COPYRIGHT © 2018 SCARS Being Online Can Be Deadly - Be More Careful     [...]

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.     END   - - - Tell [...]

The ZOOSK Guide To Romance Scams [PDF] – Presented By SCARS™

SCARS™ Presents The ZOOSK Guide To Romance Scams The Online Dater’s Guide to Romance Scams Courtesy Of ZOOSK Once you know what you’re looking for, romance scammers can actually be very easy to identify and avoid. Check out these common behaviors and examples to learn how to spot a scammer. Hover Over The PDF To View Controls - Use Up/Down Arrows To View Pages You Can Also View The PDF Here: OnlineScammerGuide »     SCARS™ Team A SCARS Division Miami [...]

Best Valentine’s Card Verses – a SCARS™ Insight [Infographic]

SCARS™ Insight: What Are The Best Card Sayings? Valentine's Day is one of the busiest holidays for Scammers, so beware!  But not everything in Romance is ruled by scumbag scammers from Africa or Russia. For those of you that are still believers, we present the following: Valentine’s Day is the second largest card-sending holiday after Christmas and approximately 1 billion cards are sent every year. But who buys them? According to card retailer Hallmark, 85% [...]

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