Online Fraud

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 [...]