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The Diane Webb Story – Who Died From Her Romance Scam

The Diane Webb Story - Who Died From Her Romance ScamScam 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 fraudulent conduct ... intending to further voluntary exchanges that are not mutually beneficial", as they "benefit con operators ('con men' - criminals) at the expense of their victims (the 'marks')". A scam is a crime even if no money was lost. As Told By Her Family A SCARS Presentation Diane K. Webb - Who Died From Her Romance Scam Diane Webb was a 70-year-old woman from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho who had been manipulated into a [...]

SCARS MOST WANTED CRIMINAL: Jayden Michael Chidozi, Enugu, Nigeria

SCARS MOST WANTED CRIMINALCriminal A criminal is any person who through a decision or act engages in a crime. This can be complicated, as many people break laws unknowingly, however, in our context, it is a person who makes a decision to engage in unlawful acts or to place themselves with others who do this. A criminal always has the ability to decide not to break the law, or if they initially engage in crime to stop doing it, but instead continues. Jayden Michael Chidozi Enugu, Nigeria Wanted: Jayden Michael Chidozi – approx. 25-30 years of age, operating in Enugu, Nigeria He is wanted for criminal fraudFraud In law, fraud is intentional deception to secure unfair or unlawful gain (money or other assets), or to deprive a victim of a legal right. Fraud can violate civil law (e.g., a fraud victim may sue the fraud perpetrator to avoid the fraud or recover monetary compensation) or criminal law (e.g., a fraud perpetrator may be prosecuted and imprisoned by governmental authorities), or it may cause no loss of money, property, or legal right but still be an element of another civil or criminal wrong. The purpose of fraud may be monetary gain or other benefits, for example by obtaining a passport, travel document, or driver's license, or mortgage fraud, where the perpetrator may attempt to qualify for a mortgage by way of false statements. A fraud can also be a hoax, which is a distinct concept that involves deliberate deception without the intention of gain or of materially damaging or depriving a victim., kidnapping, and capital murder of victim Diane K. Webb, a 70-year-old woman, from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, [...]

Hailey Leigh – A Favorite Of African Scammers

Another Stolen Identity Used To Scam Men: Hailey Leigh Stolen Photos Appear In Billions Of Fake Profiles On Social Media And Dating Websites It is impossible to catalog all of them, but you can see many more on www.scammerphotos.com - a separate SCARS website dedicated to displaying stolen photos [...]

Being In A Convict In A Nigerian Prison Is Hell [Updated]

Being In A Nigerian Prison Is Hell! The Nigerian Prison System Has Both Modern & Stone Age Prisons A SCARS™ Special Report Originally Published November 2018 / Updated November 2021 What Awaits Scammers Sent To Prison In Nigeria? So Many Victims Demand Justice But What [...]

Disappointing News from the Nigerian EFCC – July 2021

Disappointing News from the Nigerian EFCCEFCC Economic and Financial Crimes Commission The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is a Nigerian law enforcement agency that investigates financial crimes such as advance fee fraud (419 fraud), scams, and money laundering. The EFCC was established in 2003, partially in response to pressure from the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF), which named Nigeria as one of 23 countries non-cooperative in the international community's efforts to fight money laundering. The agency has its head office in Abuja, Nigeria. July 2021 Nigerian Scam News Update from SCARS It Appears The The EFCC Is Not Making As Much Progress As They Have Previously Reported This Year! According to the Nigerian Economic & Financial Crimes Commission: They have [...]

SUPPORT & INFORMATION FOR NEW SCAM VICTIMS

We Are SCARS And We Support Scam Victims Worldwide INFORMATION FOR NEW SCAM VICTIMS After the scam, you are going to be confused, angry, traumatized, and you need to know what you can do! AngerAnger Anger, also known as wrath or rage, is an intense emotional state involving a strong uncomfortable and non-cooperative response to a perceived provocation, trigger, hurt or threat. About one-third of scam victims become trapped in anger for extended periods of time following a scam. A person experiencing anger will often experience physical effects, such as increased heart rate, elevated blood pressure, and increased levels of adrenaline and noradrenaline. Some view anger as an emotion that triggers a part of the fight or flight response. Anger becomes the predominant feeling behaviorally, cognitively, and physiologically. Anger can have many physical and mental consequences. While most of those who experience anger explain its arousal as a result of "what has happened to them", psychologists point out that an angry person can very well be mistaken because anger causes a loss in self-monitoring capacity and objective observability. and revenge are not the path. Learning and regaining [...]

Urban Legends: The Lone Scammer [UPDATED]

Urban Legends: Single ScammerScammer A Scammer or Fraudster is someone that engages in deception to obtain money or achieve another objective. They are criminals that attempt to deceive a victim into sending more or performing some other activity that benefits the scammer. [UPDATED] In Today's World Scammers Work In Teams! A typical scammer team can be from 3 to 18, sometimes much more The Lone Scammer - Almost No Such Thing Online Scamming Has Changed A Lot Over The Decades That [...]

Scammers Photo Gallery – By Name: Marianne / Mariam / Marian / Mariana

Scammers Photo Gallery - By Name: Marianne / Mariam / Marian / Mariana Romance & ImpersonationImpersonation An impersonator is someone who imitates or copies the behavior or actions of another. There are many reasons for impersonating someone, such as: part of a criminal act such as identity theft, online impersonation scam, or other fraud. This is usually where the criminal is trying to assume the identity of another, in order to commit fraud, such as accessing confidential information or to gain property not belonging to them. Also known as social engineering and impostors. Scammers Use A Broad Range Of Names But They Are Also Creatures Of Habit! Many times, individual scammers will choose specific names and use them over and over. This can give you [...]

Scammers Photo Gallery – By Name: Marie / Maria

Scammers Photo Gallery - By Name: Marie / Maria Romance & Impersonation Scammers Use A Broad Range Of Names But They Are Also Creatures Of Habit! Many times, individual scammers will choose specific names and use them over and over. This can give you an advantage. [...]

Popular Nigerian Slang You Can Use To Detect A Scammer

Please Help Us Help Scam Victims Worldwide By Making A Small Donation To SCARS Your generous contribution of Just $5 will help us continue to educate & support the victims of relationship scamsRelationship Scam A Relationship Scam is a one-to-one criminal act that involves a trust relationship and uses deception & manipulation to get a victim to give to the criminal something of value, such as money! Click here to learn more: What Is A Relationship Scam?. You will be helping to support free scam avoidance education for adults & children, free victims' [...]

SCARS™ Special Report: Nigerian EFCC Collapses Without Director Magu!?

SCARS™ Special Report: Nigerian EFCC Collapses Without Director Magu!? Nigeria's Economic & Financial Crimes Commission is Gutted! After three years of amazing progress and world-class partnerships, the Acting Director of the EFCC is removed from office because of the raw power of criminals connected to the Nigerian Government. What was [...]

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 [...]

SCARS™ Scam & Scamming News: Nigerian Court Jails Romance Scam Fraudster

SCARS™ Scam & Scamming News: Nigerian Court Jails Romance Scam FraudsterFraudster A Scammer or Fraudster is someone that engages in deception to obtain money or achieve another objective. They are criminals that attempt to deceive a victim into sending more or performing some other activity that benefits the scammer. The Romance 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 fraudulent conduct ... intending to further voluntary exchanges that are not mutually beneficial", as they "benefit con operators ('con men' - criminals) at the expense of their victims (the 'marks')". A scam is a crime even if no money was lost. Behind The Name Kelvin Clark, A Fake Identity Of An American Soldier, Has Been Sent To Prison!   Nigerian Court Sentences Romance Scam Fraudster to 7 Months In Prison Over a $13,700 Scam Nigerian Justice M.L. [...]

SCARS™ Scammer Gallery: Collection Of Stolen Photos #2452

SCARS™ Scammer Gallery: Collection Of Stolen Photos #2452 Here Are Photos We Have Found Being Used By Scammers! Remember, scammers use thousands of fake or stolen names for each face they steal. Don't worry about a name, there are hundreds of millions of fake profiles on social media and even [...]

SCARS™ Scammer Arrested: Court Jails Fraudster for Defrauding American $5,260

SCARS™ Scammer Arrested: Court Jails Fraudster for Defrauding American $5,260 Justice J.K Omotosho of the Nigerian Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced Onuoha Danhessy Akachuku (alias Joe Dickson) to three months imprisonment, for defrauding an American, Maria Jose Alvarez the sum of $5,260 [...]

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

SCARS™ SCAM NEWS: Two Nigerians Arrested For Internet Love ScamLove scam Dating scammers or love scammers create fake identities on dating apps and social media to coax you into fake online relationships. They often quickly move to personal channels such as phone or email, using your trust to acquire money or personal info, or help you hide their criminal activities. You'll probably never meet them in person. This is a relationship 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 [...]

SCARS™ Scam News: Another Nigerian Scammer Arrested

SCARS™ Scam News: Another Nigerian Scammer Arrested EFCC Arrests Nigerian Man for N3m (USD$11,119.00) Fraud   The Abuja Zonal Office of the Nigerian Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on May 3, 2019, arraigned one Dan Musa Yakubu before Justice Hajiya Asmau of a Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, [...]

SCARS™ Scam News: 13 More Scammers Arrested In Nigeria

SCARS™ Scam News: 13 More Scammers Arrested In Nigeria Again The Nigerian EFCC Arrests 13 More Internet Fraudsters in Edo State Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office on Saturday, May 4, 2019 arrested 13 suspected internet fraudsters during an early morning raid at Uromi, [...]

SCARS™ SCAM NEWS: 37 Nigerian Scammers Arrested

SCARS™ SCAM NEWS: 37 Nigerian Scammers Arrested 37 Nigerian Internet Scammers Who Were Living Like Royals Arrested 37 Nigerian internet scammers who were living like royals arrested According To Local Nigerian News: The South-east Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, May 1, [...]

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SCARS GREN BOOK - The SCARS STEPS Guide to Scam Victim Recovery

SCARS GREEN BOOK
Self-Help Self-Paced Recovery Program Guide

LEARN HOW TO RECOVER ON YOUR OWN

This program is designed to help scam victims struggling to recover on their own and for those who want to understand the overall process. You can be using other resources, such as traumaTrauma Emotional and psychological trauma is the result of extraordinarily stressful events that shatter your sense of security, making you feel helpless in a dangerous world. Psychological trauma can leave you struggling with upsetting emotions, memories, and anxiety that won’t go away. It can also leave you feeling numb, disconnected, and unable to trust other people. Traumatic experiences often involve a threat to life or safety or other emotional shocks, but any situation that leaves you feeling overwhelmed and isolated can result in trauma, even if it doesn’t involve physical harm. It’s not the objective circumstances that determine whether an event is traumatic, but your subjective emotional experience of the event. The more frightened and helpless you feel, the more likely you are to be traumatized. Trauma requires treatment, either through counseling or therapy or through trauma-oriented support programs, such as those offered by SCARS. counselingCounseling Counseling is the professional guidance of the individual by utilizing psychological methods especially in collecting case history data, using various techniques of the personal interview, and testing interests and aptitudes. A mental health counselor (MHC), or counselor, is a person who works with individuals and groups to promote optimum mental and emotional health. Such persons may help individuals deal with issues associated with addiction and substance abuse; family, parenting, and marital problems; stress management; self-esteem; and aging. They may also work with "Social Workers", "Psychiatrists", and "Psychologists". SCARS does not provide mental health counseling. or therapy, qualified support groupsSupport Groups In a support group, members provide each other with various types of help, usually nonprofessional and nonmaterial, for a particular shared, usually burdensome, characteristic, such as romance scams. Members with the same issues can come together for sharing coping strategies, to feel more empowered and for a sense of community. The help may take the form of providing and evaluating relevant information, relating personal experiences, listening to and accepting others' experiences, providing sympathetic understanding and establishing social networks. A support group may also work to inform the public or engage in advocacy. They can be supervised or not. SCARS support groups are moderated by the SCARS Team and or volunteers., or completely independent – on your own!

The SCARS Steps program is a complete program and is provided for the purpose of helping scam victims to overcome this experience. Throughout this SCARS Steps Program, we speak about issues and challenges that a victim may have and help guide them through their recovery. But each person is different and it is important to understand your own reasons for being vulnerable to being scammed.

After the trauma of being scammed, you need to take steps to recover and move on. This may be an alternative to counseling in the short term, but we still encourage you to seek out professional help & support. Throughout this SCARS Steps Program, we speak about issues, challenges, defects, or problems that a victim may have in a generalized way.

The SCARS GREEN BOOK will help you recover from your scam offline and it will always be there when you need it!

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SCARS SLATE BOOK - A Guide For Families & Friends Of Scam Victims

SCARS SLATE BOOK – Let Us Explain What Happened!

A Guide For Families & Friends Of Scam Victims

HOW TO HELP ROMANCE SCAM VICTIMS FOR FAMILIES & FRIENDS OF SCAM VICTIMS

This SCARS Publishing book represents a complete guide to help the families and friends understand how these scams work and how to help the victim.

The SCARS Slate Book should be purchased by family and friends to better understand what happened to the victim and the traumatic impact on them. But it can also be shared by the victim so that they do not have to explain to family and friends about the scam. This publication is to help others to help Scam Victims to make it through this traumatic experience and recover.

Each person is different and it is important to understand how relationship scams work and why people are vulnerable; to being scammed, how they were lured in, then groomed and manipulated. This understanding is essential in helping them through the process of ending the scam and then on to recovery. The SCARS Slate Book will provide the information necessary to help support a victim through this process.

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SCARS RED BOOK - Your Personal Scam Evidence & Crime Record Organizer

SCARS RED BOOK
Your Personal Scam Evidence & Crime Record Organizer

ORGANIZE YOUR INFORMATION TO MAKE THE REPORTING PROCESS SIMPLE!

Helps you get and stay organized. This publication is to help Scam Victims organize their crime information. Complete this information before reporting to the police then bring this book with you

Before or after reporting to the police the RED BOOK gives you a dedicated tool to record all the essential facts of this crime. The Victim, the Scammers, the Money, and your Police interactions. Everything that really matters can be easily recorded for your immediate use and for the future!

As we have seen, money recovery/repayment programs can become available years after the scam ends and you need to keep all the details of this crime in case it is needed. We have also seen scammers being extradited to the U.S. and other countries, this will help in the event you testify or give statements, Additionally, this helps you have your information ready to qualify for victims’ benefits, compensation, or aid.

The Official SCARS RED BOOK is your way of recording all the important facts of this crime so that you do not lose essential information, Complete the RED BOOK then put it away with the confidence that you will have it if or when it is needed.

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SCARS BLUE BOOK - Survivor's Recovery Journal
SCARS LIME BOOK - Wisdom & Motivation for Scam Victims
SCARS CHERRY BOOK - A Guide To Understanding Your Fear
SCARS WORKBOOK - 8 Steps To Improvement
SCARS WORKBOOK - Understanding Self-Blame, Guilt, and Shame
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