Anatomy of a Scam: Completely Fake Businesses

Anatomy of a Scam: Completely Fake Businesses Scammers create the appearance of completely real businesses to scam you! A Scam Warning A Different Kind of  Nigerian Scam! This is a new Nigerian Money Scam Creating Fake Companies This is not a Dating Scam, but it comes from the same people in Nigeria that engage in dating scams, and this one could actually land the victim in jail. For [...]

Scamming Comes to LinkedIn

Last Updated on September 6, 2020 by SCARS Editorial Team

  Online scamsScams A Scam is a confidence trick - a crime -  is an attempt to defraud a person or group after first gaining their trust through deception. Scams or confidence tricks exploit victims using their credulity, naïveté, compassion, vanity, irresponsibility, or greed and exploiting that. Researchers have defined confidence tricks as "a distinctive species of [...]