Romance Scam Victims

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SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Forgetful Scammers

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Forgetful Scammers Why Do They Forget What You Talked About? Remember that scammers are working many other victims at the same time. Imagine you had a hundred girl or boyfriends - you would never be able to keep it all straight without a spreadsheet. In fact, scammers do maintain careful records of each victim's details. But they are just human and sometimes they connect to a victim when their laptop is not available. [...]

Do You Love Me? Psychological Characteristics of Romance Scam Victims

Do You Love Me? Psychological Characteristics of Romance Scam Victims An Academic Study by Monica T. Whitty, Ph.D. Foreword By The Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams [SCARS] For the purpose of enhancing victim understanding and victim assistance & support providers knowledge, we are presenting the study in its entirety without edits or comments. While the results are the interpretation of the researcher and may differ from the practical experience of our organization over 27 years, we feel this [...]

RSN™ Special Report: Revisiting Facebook Insanity – Giving African Developers Access To Your Data!

RSN™ Special Report: Revisiting Facebook Insanity - Giving African Developers Access To Your Data! You All Remember Cambridge Analytica, Right? What If African Scammer Cartels Had Access To All Of Your Real Information Just Like Cambridge Analytica? They could know in detail how to use social engineering to target you based on what ads you look at, what groups you join, and friends you have! In short, they could target victims based upon  every bit [...]

ATTENTION SCAM VICTIMS FROM NEW ZEALAND

ATTENTION SCAM VICTIMS FROM NEW ZEALAND A Scam Victims Research Study is being conducted by the University of Auckland, New Zealand, with the support of SCARS™ This study has been reviewed and formally approved by SCARS and the University of Auckland (NZ) for a study to help Romance Scam victims. The study is a formal study of victims to help find new solutions for assistance, support, and recovery. SCARS has created a private Facebook Group [...]

How Do Scammer Organizations Work?

How Do Scammer Organizations Really Work? Here is a useful diagram that may help you better understand the organizations that scammed you. Almost 45% of victims believe they were scammed by a single scammer, yet our data indicates that over 90% of scams are performed by teams. Also, unfortunately, almost 13% of victims believe that the face in the photo is the real scammer. They either do not understand that those are stolen photos or [...]

Mistakes Scam Victims Make

Common Mistakes Most Online Scam Victims Make After a scam, most victims go through a variety of emotional states! First there is denial, then comes anger, and judgment goes out the window! Unfortunately, when you are a victim of a crime, you need to try to think as clearly as possible, and recover your mental equilibrium. This is not easy, but by losing your head you make your own recovery and law enforcement that much [...]

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