Reporting Scammers

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Why Report Scams? – SCARS|RSN™ Quick Commentary

SCARS|RSN™ Quick Commentary: Why Report Scams? WHY REPORT SCAMS? No one does anything and no one cares, right? WRONG! There are two Reasons for Reporting these crimes: So authorities know the true scope To relieve that burden from your soul! Reporting is important because only about 5% of scam victims report scams. That is why governments around the world are just waking up to these crimes - because even 5% now is a huge number. Imagine [...]

How To #ActAgainstScams – SCARS™ Campaign

SCARS™ Campaign: How To #ActAgainstScams Today The Internet Is Overrun With Scammers! Scammers of every possible nationality, scamming with every imaginable type of fraud! They have spread from Africa and Russia to the four corners of the globe. Just two years ago hardly anything was being done to stop them. Scams were allowed to spread almost unchecked with only token arrests being made. However, today is a different story. Over 21,000 scammers were arrested in 2018 [...]

SCARS|RSN COMMENTARY: The Truth About SCARS & What Haters Say

SCARS|RSN COMMENTARY: The Truth About SCARS & What Haters Say It is a new year and it is time for some hard truths and reflection as the year begins. One of the things we are told over and over is how certain anti-scam hate groups, well ... HATE US Over the years we wondered why that was. We are fighting the good fight. We are helping thousands through our victims' assistance efforts. We educate and [...]

SCARS™ Official Document: Standard for Ethics in Scam Reporting

SCARS™ Official Document: Standard for Ethics in Scam Reporting An Official Standards Committee of the Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc. www.AgainstScams.org » STATUS: APPROVED 20160811 This document is provided as required to be placed on all SCARS Websites. Ethics in Scam Reporting Project Mission Statement This mission of the Ethics In Scam Reporting Project is to define, develop, publish, and maintain ethical standards applying to the investigation, identification, and reporting of suspected online fraud [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: What Does The FBI’s IC3.gov Actually Do?

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: What Does The FBI's IC3.gov Actually Do? The FBI's IC3 Accepts Online Internet Crime Complaints From Either The Actual Victim Or From A Third Party To The Complainant They say that they can best process a complaint if they receive accurate and complete information from the person making the report. They request people provide the following information when filing a complaint: Victim's name, address, telephone, and email Financial transaction information (e.g., account information, transaction date [...]

RSN™ COMMENTARY: Tragic Misunderstanding

RSN™ COMMENTARY: Tragic Misunderstanding One of the things we see over and over, for many years, is the unrealistic expectations of scam victims. In our RSN Guide to "What You Can Expect After A Scam" we talk about the specifics of what will and should happen, and what will not happen. Sadly few have read it. Most victims do not understand how many scammers and victims there really are, here is a reality check: There [...]

New RSN Group On Facebook: The SCARS™ / RSN™ Anti-Scam Army!

Join The SCARS™ / RSN™ Anti-Scam Army! Help Reporting Fake Facebook Profiles! Click Here To Join The SCARS/RSN Anti-Scam Army on Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/RSN.Army This is the Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams (SCARS) Anti-Scam Army to seek and destroy Scammers and Fakes on Facebook This is a place to share them and to make sure they are reported both to Facebook an on www.Anyscam.com along with the knowledge needed to find them! Remember to always [...]

RSN™ Guide: Why Reporting Matters?

RSN™ Guide: Why Reporting Matters? Most People Do Not Report Scammers We know that 95% of you who will read this will not report your scammer to law enforcement or any credible entity That is truly sad! As citizens, each of us have a duty to report crimes. Yet when it comes to scammers most victims remain silent. There are so many excuses: The police are mean The police do nothing about it anyway I [...]

Reporting Romance Scams: Why Survivors Often Don’t

Reporting Romance Scams: Why Survivors Often Don’t By the Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams, Inc. January 15, 2018 © Introduction Why is it that not all romance scams survivors find it necessary to report scams? After all, a romance scam is truly an emotional assault, a form of rape! Why don’t they report them to the criminal justice system in order to move forward from their experience? In fact, some feel that the criminal [...]

COMMENTARY – ABOUT SCAM REPORTS

A Comment About ReportingFrom the Romance Scams Now TeamAs we have said many times, you have to be thorough and meticulous in the information that you report. Report everything you can get, and if you don't have much, keep the scammer engaged until you have everything possible: recipient's names, phone numbers, emails, address, everything you can get.But reporting is just the start!Why? Because in some of these countries the local police will not believe you. [...]

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