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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™ Guide: Guide to Taxpayer Identity Theft & Scams

SCARS™ Guide: Guide to Taxpayer Identity Theft & Scams Tax-Related Identity Theft Occurs When Someone Uses Your Stolen Personal Information, Including Your Social Security Number, To File A Tax Return Claiming A Fraudulent Refund If you suspect you are a victim of identity theft, continue to pay your taxes and file your tax return, even if you must file a paper return. Know the Signs of Taxpayer Identity Theft (Similar For Other Countries Too) You may [...]

SCARS™ Special Report: Complaints about Government Imposter Scams Reach Record High, According to New FTC Data [Infographic]

SCARS™ Special Report: Complaints about Government Imposter Scams Reach Record High, According to New FTC Data [Infographic] Federal Trade Commission Reminder The Federal Trade Commission is reminding consumers that scammers are increasingly trying to make a buck by falsely claiming to be Uncle Sam. Monthly complaints to the FTC’s Consumer Sentinel Network about scammers pretending to be from the government reached the highest levels on record this spring. Since 2014, consumers have filed nearly 1.3 [...]