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SCARS™ Crime Prevention Campaign: Stop Elder Abuse!

SCARS™ Crime Prevention Campaign: Stop Elder Abuse! World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was this month. But before it passes let's focus on stopping this depravity! Join SCARS, the Department of Justice's Office for Victims of Crimes, the National Crime Prevention Council, and others in acknowledging World Elder Abuse Awareness this June. This annual event is a call-to-action for individuals, organizations, and communities to raise awareness about elder abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation. To acknowledge this [...]

SCARS™ Victim Support: FTC Starts Sending Money To Western Union Victims After THREE Years Of Wait!

SCARS™ Victim Support: FTC Starts Sending Money To Western Union Victims After THREE Years Of Wait! Department of Justice Begins First Distribution of Funds Recovered Through Asset Forfeiture to Compensate Victims of Western Union Fraud Scheme The Department of Justice announced today that the Western Union Remission Fund began its first distribution of approximately $153 million in funds forfeited to the U.S. government from the Western Union Company (Western Union) to over 109,000 victims located [...]