Why Internet Fraud Thrives – A Nigerian Perspective [Updated]

Why Internet Fraud Thrives A Nigerian Perspective A SCARS Insight Why Nigerian Online Fraud Thrives According to Blueprint (Nigeria) ... Why internet fraud thrives Even though crimes have been with society for ages, the recent upsurge in internet crime is unparalleled. ELEOJO IDACHABA in this report examines the indices and the causes of what is now referred to as internet or simply yahoo yahoo fraud. They live exotic [...]

Victims Want What Scammers Offer

Victims Want What Scammers Offer Scam Basics by SCARS Internet Romance Scammers Know What Their Victims Are Longing To Hear It can be surprisingly easy to fall prey to a romance scam — and has nothing to do with stupidity, an online fraud expert has warned. Key points: Smart people regularly fall for romance scams and it can be easy to fall for a person you've never met, [...]

Nigerian ‘Yahoo Boys’ Are Posing as US Military Members on Facebook

Nigerian 'Yahoo Boys' Are Posing as US Military Members on Facebook Courtesy of Military.com Presented by SCARS for Scam Victims An Insightful Article From Military.com About Nigerian Scammers! Video from Military.com - contains advertisement Courtesy of Military.com Nigerian 'Yahoo Boys' Are Posing as US Military Members on Facebook 5 Jul 2019 Military.com | By James Barber Facebook scammers go under [...]

Japan Is The New Battleground For The War On Romance Scams – SCARS™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS™ SCAM NEWS: Japan Is The New Battleground For The War On Romance Scams Four Men Arrested Over Online Romance Scam After Japanese Woman Cheated Out Of Millions Of Yen Four men were arrested Tuesday for allegedly scamming several women out of large amounts of money by feigning romantic interest online. The men approached a number of women living in Fukuoka Prefecture last year via social media and pretended to be foreign military servicemen needing [...]

Battleground Japan – NHK Docudrama Reveals Telephone Scam Tactics – SCARS™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS™ SCAM NEWS: Battleground Japan - NHK Docudrama Reveals Telephone Scam Tactics Japanese Now Directly Involved In Scamming Thai police last month raided a residence in Pattaya where an alleged telephone swindling operation was taking place. They discovered 15 Japanese nationals suspected of calling retired people in Japan and fooling them into purchasing electronic money. Japanese police say they will arrest the suspects after they are deported. The sketchy quality of the reports deepened the general confusion about [...]

SCARS™ SCAM NEWS: Japanese Woman Age 66 Victimized In ‘International Romance Fraud’ Of ¥100 million (US$896,260)

SCARS™ SCAM NEWS: Japanese Woman Age 66 Victimized In ‘International Romance Fraud’ Of ¥100 million (US$896,260) A Victim's Story: Japanese Woman Became An Accomplice To Scammers The suspect told the police, 'My boyfriend, whom I met online, has money problems' Aichi Prefectural Police in Japan on Wednesday announced the arrest of a 66-year-old woman living in Nisshin City who is suspected of embezzling 100 million yen after she was swindled in what is called “international [...]

SCARS™ SCAM NEWS: Two Nigerians Arrested For Internet Love Scam In Singapore

SCARS™ SCAM NEWS: Two Nigerians Arrested For Internet Love Scam In Singapore Two Nigerians To Be Charged Over Internet Love Scam SINGAPORE: Two Nigerian men will be charged in court on Tuesday (May 14) for allegedly recruiting two Singaporean women for a transnational Internet love scam. This is the first time that overseas-based suspects involved in Internet love scams have been arrested and sent to Singapore for prosecution, police said in a news release. The men, aged [...]

SCARS™ Scam & Scamming News: EFCC Arrests More ‘Yahoo Boys’ In Lagos Nigeria

SCARS™ Scam & Scamming News: EFCC Arrests More ‘Yahoo Boys’ In Lagos Nigeria The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, has arrested four suspected fraudsters for involvement in internet crimes. EFCC spokesman, in a statement, gave their names as: Salako Segun, Bryan Emeka, Jason Odunola and Daniel Ezo. The suspects were arrested on Friday, in the Bakare Estate, Lekki and Osapa London, Lekki areas of Lagos State. “Their arrest followed intelligence report [...]

SCARS™ Scam & Scamming News: Gang Of Fraudsters Jailed For 43 Years By The UK Metropolitan Police After Reports To UK’s Action Fraud

SCARS™ Scam & Scamming News: Gang Of Fraudsters Jailed For 43 Years By The UK Metropolitan Police After Reports To UK's Action Fraud A Gang Of Fraudsters Have Been Jailed For A Total Of More Than 43 Years For Their Parts In The Theft Of Millions Of Pounds From Businesses And Individuals In The UK And Abroad! Per The Report From ActionFraud The following people were convicted between 26 and 28 March for [...]

SCARS™ Scam & Scamming News: Thailand Crackdown Forces Romance Scam Syndicates To Malaysia [GALLERY]

SCARS™ Scam & Scamming News: Thailand Crackdown Forces Romance Scam Syndicates To Malaysia [GALLERY] In Just One Year, 2018, A Whopping 162.2 Million Baht (RM22.39 million Malaysian OR US$5,133,479.96) Was Fleeced From Thailand Victims Who Fell Prey To Online Romance Scams Operating In Thailand But with the heat on them, syndicates behind these rackets are now running south to Malaysia to set up base. A Gallery Of Scammers Arrested In The Last 18 Months In [...]

SCARS™ Scam & Scamming News: Nigerian Scammers Being Arrested In India

SCARS™ Scam & Scamming News: Nigerian Scammers Being Arrested In India Nigerian Arrested For Duping People On Facebook The accused identified as Arthur Okeke alias Arthur Akunne Arthur is a Nigerian national and was living in Shiv Vihar area of New Delhi The police team is looking for the other accused involved in the crimes Source: Indo-Asian News Service Delhi-Police Delhi Police Have Arrested A Nigerian National In Various Cases Of Cheating Which [...]

SCARS™ Scam & Scamming News: Nigerian EFCC Arrests 27 ‘Yahoo-Boys’

SCARS™ Scam & Scamming News: Nigerian EFCC Arrests 27 ‘Yahoo-Boys’ Nigerian EFCC Arrests 27 Suspected ‘Yahoo-Boys’ In Osogbo, Nigeria And Recovers 8 Exotic Cars The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, Thursday arrested 27 suspected internet fraudsters suspected to be Yahoo boys in Osogbo when the operatives of the Commission swept on their hideouts. The early morning raid led to the arrest of 27 men and four ladies suspected to [...]

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