What Drives People To Be Scammed?

What Drives People To Be Scammed? A SCARS Overview Why Do People Accept Scams? What We Are Really Asking Is Why People Believe In Fantasies? What is it about us humans that we are so willing to believe a fairytale? Yet, so often that is exactly what we do! This is not intended to shame victims - far from it, this is intended to help victims example their own [...]

Hiring Private Investigators To Track Scammers Is A Bad Idea

Hiring Private Detectives or Scam Investigators To Track Scammers Is A Bad Idea! A SCARS Insight The Question Is: Should You Hire An Investigator To Track Down Your Scammer? This is a very loaded question. Meaning it implies many things, few of them good. We are assuming that you mean the scammer behind the fake or stolen photo? Or do you mean the person pictured? Let's Start With [...]

The Saga of the Afghan Princess – A 9/11 Terrorism Connection to Scams & Scammers

The Saga of the Afghan Princess A 9/11 Terrorism Connection to Scams & Scammers A Scam Victim's Story presented by SCARS A Random Email From Afghanistan In 2001 the SCARS founder was contacted by an Afghan Princess and almost lured into a scam being run by Al Qaeda This is the true story of how terrorism is directly connected to scamming, and how it is used to derive [...]

One Ring Call Phone Scam – Scam Basics

One Ring Call Phone Scam SCARS Scam Basics The Mysterious One Ring Call Phone Scam Why Would Anyone Do This? One Ring Call Phone Scam - Your phone rings once and the call stops. If you answer all you hear is silence! You are tempted to call them back, but don't do it! The criminal (human or automation) on the other end hopes you [...]

Reported Scammer Email Addresses – April 2015

Reported Scammer Email Addresses - April 2015 Email Addresses That Have Been Reported To Be Used By Scammers The following email addresses have been reported by scam victims as being used by scammers through the SCARS|CDN™ Cybercrime Data Network. This information was submitted to SCARS for the specific purpose of public publication and does not violate any privacy laws or regulations. SCARS makes no claim on the accuracy of these reports and presents the [...]

Reported Scammer Email Addresses – June 2015

Reported Scammer Email Addresses - June 2015 Email Addresses That Have Been Reported To Be Used By Scammers The following email addresses have been reported by scam victims as being used by scammers through the SCARS|CDN™ Cybercrime Data Network. This information was submitted to SCARS for the specific purpose of public publication and does not violate any privacy laws or regulations. SCARS makes no claim on the accuracy of these reports and presents the [...]

Reported Scammer Email Addresses – October 2015

Reported Scammer Email Addresses - October 2015 Email Addresses That Have Been Reported To Be Used By Scammers The following email addresses have been reported by scam victims as being used by scammers through the SCARS|CDN™ Cybercrime Data Network. This information was submitted to SCARS for the specific purpose of public publication and does not violate any privacy laws or regulations. SCARS makes no claim on the accuracy of these reports and presents the [...]

Reported Scammer Email Addresses – January 2016

Reported Scammer Email Addresses - January 2016 Email Addresses That Have Been Reported To Be Used By Scammers The following email addresses have been reported by scam victims as being used by scammers through the SCARS|CDN™ Cybercrime Data Network. This information was submitted to SCARS for the specific purpose of public publication and does not violate any privacy laws or regulations. SCARS makes no claim on the accuracy of these reports and presents the [...]

Reported Scammer Email Addresses – April 2016

Reported Scammer Email Addresses - April 2016 Email Addresses That Have Been Reported To Be Used By Scammers The following email addresses have been reported by scam victims as being used by scammers through the SCARS|CDN™ Cybercrime Data Network. This information was submitted to SCARS for the specific purpose of public publication and does not violate any privacy laws or regulations. SCARS makes no claim on the accuracy of these reports and presents the [...]

Reported Scammer Email Addresses – June 2016

Reported Scammer Email Addresses - June 2016 Email Addresses That Have Been Reported To Be Used By Scammers The following email addresses have been reported by scam victims as being used by scammers through the SCARS|CDN™ Cybercrime Data Network. This information was submitted to SCARS for the specific purpose of public publication and does not violate any privacy laws or regulations. SCARS makes no claim on the accuracy of these reports and presents the [...]

Reported Scammer Email Addresses – February 2017

Reported Scammer Email Addresses - February 2017 Email Addresses That Have Been Reported To Be Used By Scammers The following email addresses have been reported by scam victims as being used by scammers through the SCARS|CDN™ Cybercrime Data Network. This information was submitted to SCARS for the specific purpose of public publication and does not violate any privacy laws or regulations. SCARS makes no claim on the accuracy of these reports and presents the [...]

Reported Scammer Email Addresses – May 2017

Reported Scammer Email Addresses - May 2017 Email Addresses That Have Been Reported To Be Used By Scammers The following email addresses have been reported by scam victims as being used by scammers through the SCARS|CDN™ Cybercrime Data Network. This information was submitted to SCARS for the specific purpose of public publication and does not violate any privacy laws or regulations. SCARS makes no claim on the accuracy of these reports and presents the [...]

Reported Scammer Email Addresses – October 2016

Reported Scammer Email Addresses - October 2016 Email Addresses That Have Been Reported To Be Used By Scammers The following email addresses have been reported by scam victims as being used by scammers through the SCARS|CDN™ Cybercrime Data Network. This information was submitted to SCARS for the specific purpose of public publication and does not violate any privacy laws or regulations. SCARS makes no claim on the accuracy of these reports and presents the [...]

Reported Scammer Email Addresses – July 2017

Reported Scammer Email Addresses - July 2017 Email Addresses That Have Been Reported To Be Used By Scammers The following email addresses have been reported by scam victims as being used by scammers through the SCARS|CDN™ Cybercrime Data Network. This information was submitted to SCARS for the specific purpose of public publication and does not violate any privacy laws or regulations. SCARS makes no claim on the accuracy of these reports and presents the [...]

The Scam Is Over But You Are Still Being Manipulated

The Scam Is Over But You Are Still Being Manipulated A SCARS Psychology of Scams Insight You Were Romance Scammed You discovered the scam and ended it, but you are still being manipulated by the scammer! For some victims, this can go on for months or even years after the scam ends! Scammer's Goals Think for a moment about the scammer's goals during your scam? They had five primary [...]