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SCARS™ Insight: Executive Order Establishing a Task Force on Consumer & Cyber Fraud

SCARS™ Insight: Executive Order Establishing a Task Force on Consumer & Cyber Fraud While a large portion of the intent of this Executive Order is on establishing a Federal Task Force on various activities, its action also includes online and Internet-based fraud, scams, and cybercrime. It formalizes a United States Government response to place new attention of all forms of transnational crime across the board and empowers new actions and recommendations that should result in [...]

SCARS™ Special Report: Anti-Scam Quackery & The Need For Professionalism

A Special Report from SCARS™ - Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc. Every Scam Victim Needs To Read This Anti-Scam Quackery & The Need For Professionalism Quackery, Often Synonymous With Many Different Types Of Fraud, Is The Promotion Of Fraudulent Or Ignorant Practices A "Quack" is a "fraudulent or ignorant pretender to professional skill" or "a person who pretends, professionally or publicly, to have skill, knowledge, qualification or credentials they do not [...]

SCARS™ Government Report: FTC Releases 2018 Privacy and Data Security Update

SCARS™ Government Report: FTC Releases 2018 Privacy and Data Security Update The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s primary privacy and data security enforcer, released its annual report highlighting its privacy and data security work for 2018. [See Below] The FTC’s privacy and security enforcement actions in 2018 included shutting down revenge porn website MyEx.com, approving a settlement with peer-to-peer payment service Venmo over deceptive privacy settings, approving an expanded settlement with Uber Technologies, Inc. to resolve data security and privacy [...]