Doxing – A Kind of Terrorism or Cyberbullying?

Doxing - A Kind of Terrorism or Cyberbullying? Having Private Information Exposed By Someone To Hurt You! A SCARS Special Report There Are A Lot Of Despicable Things Done Online Many Are Intended Just To Hurt You Some are intended to hurt you financially, some emotionally, some - such as DOXING - are intended to hurt you in every way possible Think about your [...]

Mitigating Fraud In The Digital Age [Infographic]

Mitigating Fraud In The Digital Age An Infographic Series From Equifax Courtesy of our partner at About-Fraud.com Thank you Equifax for this awesome infographic illustrating the challenges of mitigating fraud in a digital age.

SCARS™ Scam Basics: Too Many Facebook Groups

SCARS™ Scam Basics: Too Many Facebook Groups All Scam Victims Have Asked Themselves How And Why They Were Targeted! Did You Ever Think It Was The Groups You Joined? [lwptoc] Facebook is a wonderous platform connecting half of the world - at least if you believe Facebook. The Reality Though Is Quite Different. At least half of all Facebook profiles are fake or fraudulent. Just imagine that, over one billion fake profiles! (See here ») [...]

SCARS™ CURRENT ONLINE SCAMS THREAT INDEX

SCARS™ CURRENT ONLINE SCAMS THREAT INDEX Romance Scams 100 WARNING Scam danger at extreme levels - high probability of stranger contacts from all potential media - increased victimization Blackmail Scams 42 MODERATE Scam danger at moderate levels - significant probability of stranger contacts from all potential media - elevated victimization 419 Advance Fee Scams 24 CAUTION Scam danger at [...]

Scammer Calculator – SCARS™ Insight [Infographic]

SCARS™ Insight: Scammer Calculator [Infographic] It Is Not Hard To Tell If A Stranger That Contacts You Online Is A Scammer. 99% of the time any stranger that contacts you online WILL be a scammer! Hopefully, this will help you decide if you are talking to a scammer ... When A Stranger Contacts You Online [infographic] Created by SCARS|ANALYTICS™ #ActAgainstScams #DoYourPart   SCARS™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.   TAGS: Scammers, Online [...]

SCARS™ Guide: Nigerian 419 Money Scams

SCARS™ Guide: Nigerian 419 Money Scams Surprising Facts You Should Know While Nigerian 419 Scams are not really Romance Scams, they go together, because many times a romantic or dating scam contact ultimately turns into another type of money scam Nigerian 419 Scams are some of the most common scams online, and millions of gullible people have become victims of these scams. Even today, though awareness levels have increased people continue to fall victims to different [...]

Scammers Impersonate Celebrities On Social Media – SCARS™ Special Report

SCARS™ Special Report: Scammers Impersonate Celebrities On Social Media Did Your Favorite Celebrity Reach Out To You On Social Media? Before you get too excited, are you sure it’s that person? Really Sure? We know that scammers, who will try just about anything to separate you from your money, are now posing as celebrities on social media. They’re asking fans to send money for all kinds of supposed reasons – like claiming a prize, donating [...]

SCARS™ Reference Library: Interacting with Scam Victims for Law Enforcement Officers, a SCARS Guide

SCARS™ Reference Library: Interacting with Scam Victims for Law Enforcement Officers, a SCARS Guide Basic Guidelines on Approaching & Interacting with Victims of Cyber-Enabled Crime (Online Scams) Download PDF Versions here » BACKGROUND The way people cope as victims of crime depends largely on their experiences immediately following the crime. As a law enforcement officer, you are usually the first official to approach victims. For this reason, you are in a unique position to help [...]

RSN™ Guide: What Is The Relationship Between Scammer And Victim?

RSN™ Guide: What Is The Relationship Between Scammer And Victim? It Is The Relationship Between Predator & Prey! Originally published by RSN in April 2016, and updated September 2018 Unfortunately, The Predators Have Been Winning For Decades! A predator is an organism that eats (or preys) another organism. The prey is the organism which the predator eats. Some examples of predator and prey are lion and zebra, bear and fish, and fox and rabbit. The [...]

RSN™ Guide: A to Z of Online Fraud

RSN™ Guide: A to Z of Online Fraud Most people now have access to the internet. We use our home computers, phones, and other devices to shop or bank online, keep in touch with friends and relatives, and lots of other everyday activities because we find it convenient and easy. But the same is also true of fraudsters. With all the convenience the internet brings, it is important to be aware of potential online risks. [...]

Avoiding Scams / Evitar el Fraude

U.S. Government Guide on Avoiding Fraud Provides consumers with 10 tips for avoiding mass marketing fraud. Ofrece a los consumidores 10 consejos para evitar que sean víctimas del fraude.  

What Is More Dangerous?

Welcome to the Scammer Wasteland SCAMMERS ARE NASTY We know this, right? YOU KNOW WHAT IS MORE DANGEROUS THAN A SCAMMER? YOUR OWN CURIOSITY !!! - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - A stranger sends you a friend request, and what do you do? You look to see who it is, right? Ok, so far? Except it is like one of those horror movies, where the [...]