Romance Scams

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SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: From Victim To Criminal

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: From Victim To Criminal How Can A Scam Victim Be Transformed Into A Criminal? IT HAPPENS ALL THE TIME! There are millions of romance scam victims around the world. More than a million in Europe, perhaps as many as 6 million in the United States alone. This is happening and it is very real. Victims know this and live it. But there are ways that this can go from bad to worse [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Quick Guide: Fakes On Facebook

SCARS|RSN™ Quick Guide: Fakes On Facebook SCARS|RSN™ Resources: Recognizing Fake IDs FAKE MILITARY ID CARDS Right Up Front – If Someone Sends You A Photo Of Their Military ID Card They ARE A Scammer! That is because it is illegal for United States Military personnel to copy their ID cards. It is that simple! However, so many people want to understand how to make sure they are fakes that we have [...]

New Book From Best Selling Author Elina Juusola – Love on the Line:: How to Recover from Romance Scams Gracefully and Without Victimisation  – SCARS|RSN™ Recovery

SCARS|RSN™ Recovery: New Book From Best Selling Author Elina Juusola - Love on the Line:: How to Recover from Romance Scams Gracefully and Without Victimisation  A New Work from Elina Juusola, Bestselling Author and SCARS Board Member Overview How can you become a victim of a romance scam and recover from the experience without harm? Elina Juusola, researcher and a feminist was living a low time of her life. She was struggling with her health [...]

How To Guard Your Heart And Money When Dating Online – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: How To Guard Your Heart And Money When Dating Online Click On The Title In The Content Box Below To View The Full Story     SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.     TAGS: Scam News, News About Scams, News About Scammers, Global Scamming News, Scam Avoidance, Romance Scams, Online Dating, Dating Dangers, - - - - - - - - - - - - - - END - [...]

It’s Ok To Quit Struggling – A SCARS|RSN™ Guest Editorial By Jackie Corbett

A SCARS|RSN™ Guest Editorial By Jackie Corbett The following is a Guest Editorial by Jackie Corbett – a leading Anti-Scam Victims Advocate, SCARS Board Member, and Scam Survivor. Jackie plays a leading role in directly helping scam victims to recover, and is both an Advisor and Board Member of the Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc. It's Ok To Quit Struggling You do know that It does not dishonor your suffering or diminish the struggle you are [...]

Burning The Midnight Oil – A SCARS|RSN™ Guest Editorial By Jacie Corbett

A SCARS|RSN™ Guest Editorial By Jacie Corbett The following is a Guest Editorial by Jackie Corbett – a leading Anti-Scam Victims Advocate, SCARS Board Member, and Scam Survivor. Jackie plays a leading role in directly helping scam victims to recover, and is both an Advisor and Board Member of the Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc. [EDITOR'S NOTE: Few victims have any idea what it is like to support scam victims. It takes a [...]

Russian Romance Scam Victim Speaks Out – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Russian Romance Scam Victim Speaks Out Scams Come From More Than Just West Africa Kelowna resident Phat Ly thought he'd found love online. In January, Ly made a connection with a Moscow woman named Alina on an online dating site. The pair began exchanging emails, and once things began to get serious, Ly says he indicated he didn't want a long-distance relationship and wanted to meet in person. Alina then started emailing him, [...]

Increasing Number Of Overseas Scammers Get Victims To Wire Money To Foreign Accounts – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Increasing Number Of Overseas Scammers Get Victims To Wire Money To Foreign Accounts “I’m a US general who has been deployed to Iraq. My wife and children died in a car accident. I’ll send you a reward and money, and we can live together.” Click On The Title In The Content Box Below To View The Full Story SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A. TAGS: Romance Scammers, Romance [...]

The Perfect Man Who Wasn’t – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: The Perfect Man Who Wasn’t For years he used fake identities to charm women out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Then his victims banded together to take him down. Click On The Title In The Content Box Below To View The Full Story SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A. TAGS: Romance Scammers, Romance Scams, Love Scam, Dating Scam, False Identity, Fake Profile, Fake Soldier, Impersonation, African Scam, Ghana [...]

Military Impersonation Scams – SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Military Impersonation Scams Romance Scams Variation: Impersonation Of Military Personnel A dominant technique romance scammers use is to impersonate American (90% of the time) military personnel. Scammers prefer to use the images, names, and profiles of soldiers as this usually inspires confidence, trust and admiration in their female victims. Military public relations often post information on soldiers without mentioning their families or personal lives, so images are stolen from these websites by [...]

419 Romance Scams – SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: 419 Romance Scams Romance Scam Variation: Inheritance Another variation of the romance scam is when the scammer insists they need to marry in order to inherit millions of dollars of gold left by a father, uncle, or grandfather. A young woman will contact a victim and tell them of their plight: not being able to remove the gold from their country as they are unable to pay the duty or marriage taxes. [...]

Victim’s 7 Deadly Sins – SCARS|RSN™ Scam Recovery

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Recovery: Victim's 7 Deadly Sins When Scam Victims Cross The Line WARNING: This Is Going To Be A Fire And Brimstone Kind Of Sermon About Scam Victims Its purpose is not to blame, shame, or condemn, but to help recent victims understand that their after-scam decisions have just as many consequences as their decision to let their scammer in. Who Are We To Talk About This? SCARS is a victims assistance and support [...]

Soldier Impersonation – SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Soldier Impersonation Impersonations - Of Real Military People The practice of impersonating Soldiers for financial gain is common in scams online. When impostor accounts are identified, it is important to report the accounts to the host platforms. Twitter allows users to create parody, satire, newsfeed, commentary, and fan accounts that mimic organizations if they indicate that they are “unofficial” or “fan” accounts. On Facebook, they are not allowed and should be reported [...]

Stolen Photos – SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Stolen Photos Fact Scammers Have Created More Than ONE BILLION Fake Identities With Most Of Them Using Stolen Photos Photos Just Like These: They use them to create falsified passports used in an actual internet romance scams, such as this one: SCAMMER PROFILE: Jessica Edward - Nurse Stranded in Nigeria - [email protected] - Fake Scammer Passport The deception can be obvious to observers — for example, the photo [...]

Nigerian Police Rescue Girl From Yahoo Boy Ritualist – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Nigerian Police Rescue Slave Girl From Yahoo Boy Ritualist Police rescue six year old child allegedly sold for N100,000 to ritualist Click On The Title In The Content Box Below To View The Full Story SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A. TAGS: Romance Scammers, Romance Scams, Love Scam, Dating Scam, False Identity, Fake Profile, Fake Soldier, Impersonation, African Scam, Ghana Scammer, Nigerian Scammer, Scammer Gallery, Fake Faces, Fake [...]

Scottish Victim Speaks Out – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Scottish Victim Speaks Out ‘I hate what he’s done to my family’ – Fife victim backs campaign to raise awareness of romance fraud. A Fife woman whose life was ripped apart when she and her family lost almost £200,000 to a callous fraudster is fronting a new campaign to raise awareness of romance fraud. Click On The Title In The Content Box Below To View The Full Story SCARS|RSN™ Team [...]

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