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 [...]

COVID Patient Family Member Scam

COVID Patient Family Member Scam Scammers Are Always Creative In Finding New Ways To Steal Your Money Warning - Scammers Target Loved Ones Of COVID-19 Victims A New Form Of Government Imposter Scam Government imposters may have hit a new low with a scheme that targets the grieving survivors of people who died of COVID-19 by offering them help paying for their loved one’s funeral expenses. There is [...]

After Storms, Watch Out for Scams

After Storms, Watch Out for Scams Scammers Watch The Weather Channel Too! After every natural disaster or major weather event, the scammers will be on the phones, email, and online to get your money! Scammers Have No Conscience When It Comes To Natural Disaster Scams If You Are In An Affected Region, Or Even Not, You Will Start Getting The Money Requests! Natural disasters and severe weather can [...]

SCARS™ Scam Basics: Courier Fraud / Police or Bank Impersonation Scams

SCARS™ Scam Basics: Courier Fraud / Police or Bank Impersonation Scams Scammers Use Any Means Possible To Scam You! Here is an excellent video form the London Metropolitan Police about how these scams work and how to avoid them   TAGS: SCARS, Courier Fraud, Courier Scams, Phone Scams, Local Fraudsters, Anti-Scam, Scams, Scammers, Fraudsters, Cybercrime, Crybercriminals, Scam Victims, SCARS™ Team Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc. A Worldwide Crime Victims Assistance Nonprofit [...]

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™ Special Report: Indian IRS Scams – How They Work?

SCARS™ Special Report: Indian IRS Scams - How They Work? An Individual Indian Scammer Explains How The Fake IRS Call Center Scams Work Jayesh, a 19-year-old from Mumbai, India, explains how he worked in a fraudulent telephone boiler room pretending to be an IRS agent collecting taxes as he called people all over America. The video is followed by examples of fake IRS threats and Jayesh's explanation of how they worked. PLEASE SHARE OUR ARTICLES [...]

SCARS™ Coronavirus Scam Warning: A Social Disease – How Fraudsters Adapt Old Scams To Exploit The Coronavirus Crisis

SCARS™ Coronavirus Scam Warning: A Social Disease - How Fraudsters Adapt Old Scams To Exploit The Coronavirus Crisis According to the Guardian: Criminals Who Formerly Tried to ‘Sextort’ People Online are Now Making Threats to Infect a Target’s Family and Friends You get an email that is immediately threatening. “I know every dirty little secret about your life,” it begins. “To prove my point, tell me, does [ONE OF YOUR PASSWORDS] ring any bell to yοu? [...]

Stay Safe During Tax Time – SCARS™ Insight

SCARS™ Insight: Stay Safe During Tax Time Stay Safe From Cybercrime & Identity Theft During Tax Time Download the Tax-Tips-2018-STC Guide Here »   Provided by the Stop|Think|Connect campaign from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. SCARS is a partner organization to the Campaign.   SCARS™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.   TAGS: Phishing Scams, Email Scams, IRS Scams, Tax Scams, Tax Season, Phone Scams, Impersonation Scams, Social Media, Spyware, IRS Employees, IRS Calls, IRS [...]

Official FTC IRS Imposter Scams [Infographic] – SCARS™ Insight

SCARS™ Insight: Official FTC IRS Imposter Scams [Infographic]   Official FTC IRS Imposter Scams Infographic SCARS #ActAgainstScams Campaign     SCARS™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.   TAGS: Federal Trade Commission, FTC, Internal Revenue Service, United States Government, IRS, Phone Scams, IRS Scam, Gift Card Scam, iTunes Scam, Tax Scam, Infographic, #ActAgainstScams, END   - - - Tell us about your experiences with Romance Scammers in our Scams Discussion Forum on Facebook » - - - [...]

RSN™ Anti-Scam Tip: Scammers Create Fake Emergencies To Get Your Money

RSN™ Anti-Scam Tip: Scammers Create Fake Emergencies To Get Your Money It's always one thing or another! I lost my wallet and ID. I’m stranded — please wire money.” “Your grandson is being held in jail. He needs bail money right away.” Scammers try to trick you into thinking a loved one is in trouble. They call, text, email, or send messages on social media about a supposed emergency with a family member or friend. They [...]

SCARS™ Insight: Coronavirus Grandparent Scams

SCARS™ Insight: Coronavirus Grandparent Scams Scammers In India, Africa, And Asia Have Long Exploited The Love That Grandparents Have For Their Grandchildren, But Now They Are Turning That Into Money The Crisis Emergency Scams! The typical Grandparent Scam involves someone calling, emailing, texting or messaging an elderly person claiming that they are a relative and are in an emergency. All they need is some of the victim's money and it will all be fine! Accidents, [...]

SCARS™ Scam News: Malaysia Arrests More Than 1,000 Online Scammers!

SCARS™ Scam News: Malaysia Arrests More Than 1,000 Online Scammers! Largest Online Scam Headquarters Raided by Malaysian Police / Immigration Department, 1,000 Arrested On the 20th of November, the Malaysian Immigration Department and Police raided a premise in Cyberjaya, Malaysia suspected to be the headquarters of the largest online scam syndicate in Malaysia. According to Malay Mail, they raided Wisma Mustapha Kamal in Neocyber where almost 1,000 Chinese nationals were arrested. Photos released on Facebook show [...]

Don’t Make A Disaster Worse!

Don't Make A Disaster Worse! - Help Us Spread The Word About Disaster Scams! The scammers will be working OVERTIME on this disaster immediately. Don't let your good deeds turn into another disaster by falling for Hurricane Harvey Disaster Scams Avoiding Scams & Frauds The FBI asks that individuals beware of e-mails claiming to seek donations for major disaster relief efforts. The FBI will be checking for fraudulent websites and e-mails and will thoroughly investigate [...]

WESTERN UNION REFUND / RECOVERY SCAM

URGENT SCAM ALERT - READ & SHARE WITH EVERYONE WESTERN UNION REFUND / RECOVERY SCAM Scammers are copying the FTC / Western Union Recovery website, as well as calling previous victims pretending to be part of the recovery process! The FTC will NEVER ask you to send money to apply for the recovery of monies from Western Union, or for ANY other reason. If someone claiming to be with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) contacts [...]