Scam Victim Finance & Money Recovery – Article Catalog

Scam Victim Finance & Money Recovery - Article Catalog Information About Managing Finances After The Scams & Money Recovery A SCARS Topic Collection Updated: August 12, 2021 Scam Victims Lose Money & Need Help To Manage What's Left! After the scam financial control is vital, plus there are real opportunities to recover! The first step after your scam ends is to lock down and control your financial situation. Here are [...]

For Family & Friends – Article Catalog

For Family & Friends - Article Catalog Helping Family & Friends of Scam Victims The basics of relationship scams, what to look for, and how to help! A SCARS Topic Collection Information For The Friends & Family Of New Scam Victims Before and after the scam, the victim is going to be under strong manipulation and going to be confused, in denial, maybe angry, certainly traumatized, and you need [...]

Recovery from Scams – Article Catalog

Recovery from Scams - Article Catalog The Pathway for Recovering Scam Victims From the basics to self-help to moderated professional recovery! Learn what recovering from a relationship scam is all about! A SCARS Topic Collection After The Scam, Your Life Is In Chaos! Impulses Are Driving You In All Directions But There Is A Right Path For Scam Victims! After your scam, you have to gain enough control [...]

Psychology of Scams – Article Catalog

Psychology of Scams The How & Why of Scam Psychology From Approach & Selection to Capture & Grooming, to Manipulation & Containment! Learn the answers to why this happened to someone like You! A SCARS Topic Collection Our Human Psychology Enables Us To Be Scammed! We Are Built To Be Manipulated And Scammers Know How To Do This! However, the more you know about these psychological processes, the [...]

United States Military Ranks & Insignia – A SCARS Guide [Updated]

United States Military Ranks & Insignia A SCARS Guide to help with recognizing fakes! Updated to Include United States Space Force Ranks THE UNITED STATES MILITARY RANK INSIGNIA Updated with Space Force Ranks Military rank is more than just who salutes whom. Military rank is a badge of leadership. Responsibility for personnel, equipment, and mission grows with each increase in rank. Do not confuse rank with pay grades, such as [...]

What Drives People To Be Scammed?

What Drives People To Be Scammed? A SCARS Overview Why Do People Accept Scams? What We Are Really Asking Is Why People Believe In Fantasies? What is it about us humans that we are so willing to believe a fairytale? Yet, so often that is exactly what we do! This is not intended to shame victims - far from it, this is intended to help victims example their own [...]

Intervention For Relatives Of Scam Victims In Total Denial

Intervention for Relatives of Scam Victims in Total Denial For Families and Friends of Scam Victims A SCARS Guide A SCARS Guide: Intervention For Relatives Of Scam Victims In Total Denial Why Do Some People Refuse To Get It? INTRODUCTION This guide is intended for family members of scam victims that are in denial and refuse to accept that they are being scammed. This is NOT for scam victims themselves. [...]

Spotting Scams & Anti-Scam Tips – Article Catalog

Spotting Scams & Anti-Scam Tips - Article Catalog The Clues & Tips To Help You Avoid Scams & Scammers From the basics to detailed red flags! Learn how to avoid scams now and in the future! A SCARS Topic Collection Updated: August 9, 2021 Scams Are Complex And Contain Hidden Dangers! Staying Safe Online Requires That you Have More Than Attitude & Intelligence! It Requires Specialized Knowledge! In [...]

Humor As A Tool In Scam Victim Recovery – Psychology Of Scams

Humor As A Tool In Scam Victim Recovery Psychology Of Scams A SCARS Insight Humor Is More Than Funny - It Can Also Be Healing! It represents an alternative means of expressing ourselves in moments of both crises and in talking about extraordinarily difficult situations. It can also be a tool that can help heal trauma! Gallows humor often is viewed as an expression of resilience and hope [...]

Millennial Scam Victims! – A SCARS Special Report

God Help Millennials! Millennials Are The Most Scammed Demographic A SCARS Special Report Our Latest Generation Of "Adults" Are Being Scammed At Faster Rates And In Greater Numbers Than Senior Citizens Let's face it, Millennials think they own the online world - they grew up with it, they live it every second of the day. But this same absolute confidence in their mastery of everything Internet is also [...]

Trump Signs Historic Order To Address Flaws In Communications Decency Act [UPDATED: Revoked By Joe Biden]

Trump Signs Historic Order To Address Flaws In Communications Decency Act [UPDATED: Revoked By Joe Biden] A SCARS Insight This was an important step in the direction of protecting everyone online and holding tech and social media companies accountable. Unfortunately, President Biden revoked this order almost immediately on gaining the presidency! Thus serving to protect the tech companies and not the internet consumers! Revoked by President Joe Biden May [...]

The Saga of the Afghan Princess – A 9/11 Terrorism Connection to Scams & Scammers

The Saga of the Afghan Princess A 9/11 Terrorism Connection to Scams & Scammers A Scam Victim's Story presented by SCARS A Random Email From Afghanistan In 2001 the SCARS founder was contacted by an Afghan Princess and almost lured into a scam being run by Al Qaeda This is the true story of how terrorism is directly connected to scamming, and how it is used to derive [...]

One Ring Call Phone Scam – Scam Basics

One Ring Call Phone Scam SCARS Scam Basics The Mysterious One Ring Call Phone Scam Why Would Anyone Do This? One Ring Call Phone Scam - Your phone rings once and the call stops. If you answer all you hear is silence! You are tempted to call them back, but don't do it! The criminal (human or automation) on the other end hopes you [...]

You Can Still Be Scammed! Over And Over!

You Can Still Be Scammed! Over And Over! A SCARS Insight You Say You Can't Be Scammed Again? We Bet That You Can! For decades we have been warning about scams of one nature or another, but what most scams have in common is Social Engineering! For Most Of You Who Have Been Romance Scammed You Sware It Will Never Happen Again, Right? WANT TO BET? It Takes More [...]

Scammer Name-Calling – Please Just Stop It!

Scammer Name-Calling - Please Just Stop It! You Are Not Hurting Them, You Are Hurting Yourself! A SCARS Insight Why Stop Calling Scammers Names!? Calling Criminals Names Only Hurts Their Victims! We all see it all the time in the news, in commentary, and on social media. People calling criminals names - putting them down. But Why Do People Do It? This is an age-old attempt at chasing [...]