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SCARS|RSN™ Scam & Scamming News: Online Dater Arrested For Allegedly Scamming Thousands From Women In 8 States

SCARS|RSN™ Scam & Scamming News: Online Dater Arrested For Allegedly Scamming Thousands From Women In 8 States Los Angeles police are looking for more victims of a Lothario who will do more than just steal your heart, ABC News reports. Wilson Edward Jackson was arrested on Thursday after police said he scammed dozens of women in at least eight states out of thousands of dollars under the pretense of forming romantic relationships. He has been charged [...]

SCARS|RSN™ FACEBOOK NEWS: Facebook Removed Over 2 Billion Fake Accounts, But The Problem Is Getting Worse

SCARS|RSN™ FACEBOOK NEWS: Facebook Removed Over 2 Billion Fake Accounts, But The Problem Is Getting Worse Despite recent enforcement actions, Facebook is still plagued by fake accounts, including thousands helping promote a far-right German political party. Facebook announced this week it removed 2.19 billion fake accounts between January and March, its biggest-ever takedown of fakes in a single quarter. Company CEO Mark Zuckerberg confidently told media that “we’re taking down more fake accounts than ever.” «See Facebook Claims [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam & Scamming News: Facebook Gets Serious – Fake Account Removal Doubles In 6 Months To 3Billion Fake & Scammer Profiles

SCARS|RSN™ Scam & Scamming News: Facebook Gets Serious - Fake Account Removal Doubles In 6 Months To 3Billion Fake & Scammer Profiles Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught before they had a chance to become “active” users of the social network. In a new report, Facebook said it saw a “steep increase” in [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Victim Recovery Book Club: Recommended Book – The White Knight Syndrome: Rescuing Yourself from Your Need to Rescue Others

SCARS|RSN™ Victim Recovery Book Club: Recommended Book - The White Knight Syndrome: Rescuing Yourself from Your Need to Rescue Others By Mary C. Lamia  (Author), Marilyn J. Krieger  (Author) Rescuing Others, Losing Yourself Excerpt: Are you a white knight? Are you attracted to needy, damaged, or helpless people? Do you feel like your love can heal your partner? Are you overly involved in your partner's problems? Are you hungry for constant reassurance in relationships? Do you make [...]

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Nigerian Celebs Naira Marley And Zlatan Over Allegations Of Internet Fraud

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Nigerian Celebs Naira Marley And Zlatan Over Allegations Of Internet Fraud EFCC Confirms Arrest Of Naira Marley And Zlatan Nigerian singer, Afeez Fashola, better known as Naira Marley has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). According to reports from the Nigerian Premium Times, the upcoming singer is already being interrogated by the EFCC. It was gathered that a top source at the agency confirmed the arrest. The report [...]

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Two Nigerians Arrested For Internet Love Scam In Singapore

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Two Nigerians Arrested For Internet Love Scam In Singapore Two Nigerians To Be Charged Over Internet Love Scam SINGAPORE: Two Nigerian men will be charged in court on Tuesday (May 14) for allegedly recruiting two Singaporean women for a transnational Internet love scam. This is the first time that overseas-based suspects involved in Internet love scams have been arrested and sent to Singapore for prosecution, police said in a news release. The men, aged [...]

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Degreed Criminologist Jailed for Internet Fraud In Nigeria

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Degreed Criminologist Jailed for Internet Fraud In Nigeria According to the Nigerian EFCC: A graduate of Criminology and Security Services, Adeusi Demola Olatunji, was on Monday, May 13, 2019 sentenced to four months in prison after being found guilty of internet-related offence filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Ibadan zonal office. Justice P.I. Ajoku of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, pronounced him guilty of a one-count amended [...]

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: One Nigerian Yahoo Boy Killed, 7 Arrested During A Police Raid In Philippines

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: One Nigerian Yahoo Boy Killed, 7 Arrested During A Police Raid In Philippines A Nigerian Scammer Was Shot Dead While 7 Others Were Arrested When The Philippines' National Bureau Of Investigation Police Raided An Online ‘Love Scam’ Den In Imus, Cavite, Philippines 7 arrested by NBI in the Philippines NBI cybercrime division operating unit chief Victor Lorenzo said in a press conference: “We have received information that this group is [...]

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: 37 Nigerian Scammers Arrested

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: 37 Nigerian Scammers Arrested 37 Nigerian Internet Scammers Who Were Living Like Royals Arrested 37 Nigerian internet scammers who were living like royals arrested According To Local Nigerian News: The South-east Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, arrested 37 suspected internet fraudsters in Owerri, the Imo State capital. The arrest followed a raid on some targeted residences in Okwu Urata, Aladinma and Egbu areas. The [...]

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: 23 Nigerians To Be Executed In Saudi Arabia

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: 23 Nigerians To Be Executed In Saudi Arabia Nearly Two Dozen Nigerians Will Be Hung In Saudia Arabia Soon Saudi Arabian government has published the names of 23 Nigerians involved in drug trafficking and other crimes as they reveal that they may be executed very soon as the law demands. They were said to have been arrested between 2016 and 2017 at King Abdul-Aziz International Airport, Jeddah and Prince Muhammad bin Abdu- [...]

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Scammers Change And Adapt

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Scammers Change And Adapt A New Variation On Money Mules - Receiving Cash! $21K In Cash Sent To Richmond Address As Part Of Scam. In two days, Richmond Virginia police recovered more than $21,000 in money related to a scam. $21,000 in cash sent to a money mule Two women, one from Michigan and another from Pennsylvania, sent a total of $21,300 to a Richmond address believing it would get [...]

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Japanese Woman Age 66 Victimized In ‘International Romance Fraud’ Of ¥100 million (US$896,260)

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Japanese Woman Age 66 Victimized In ‘International Romance Fraud’ Of ¥100 million (US$896,260) A Victim's Story: Japanese Woman Became An Accomplice To Scammers The suspect told the police, 'My boyfriend, whom I met online, has money problems' Aichi Prefectural Police in Japan on Wednesday announced the arrest of a 66-year-old woman living in Nisshin City who is suspected of embezzling 100 million yen after she was swindled in what is called “international [...]

Battleground Japan – NHK Docudrama Reveals Telephone Scam Tactics – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ 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 [...]

Japan Is The New Battleground For The War On Romance Scams – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Japan Is The New Battleground For The War On Romance Scams Four Men Arrested Over Online Romance Scam After Japanese Woman Cheated Out Of Millions Of Yen Four men were arrested Tuesday for allegedly scamming several women out of large amounts of money by feigning romantic interest online. The men approached a number of women living in Fukuoka Prefecture last year via social media and pretended to be foreign military servicemen needing [...]

Nine Nigerians Arrested In New York, Florida, And Texas For Multimillion-Dollar Wire Fraud Scheme – SCARS|RSN™ BREAKING NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ BREAKING NEWS: Nine Nigerians Arrested In New York, Florida, And Texas For Multimillion-Dollar Wire Fraud Scheme The Government of the United States and The Trump Administration Demonstrates The Will Needed To Fight Scammers! Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and James C. Spero, Special Agent in Charge of the Tampa, Florida, Field Office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (“HSI”), announced today that [...]

Nigerian EFCC Nabs 32 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In One Bust – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM BREAKING NEWS: Nigerian EFCC Nabs 32 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In One Bust The Nigerian Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibadan Zonal Office, Has Arrested 32 Suspected Internet Fraudsters Also Known As “Yahoo-Yahoo Boys.” EFCC Operatives from the Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, April 25, 2019, arrested 32 people suspected to be internet scammers popularly known as ‘Yahoo-Yahoo Boys. The arrest of the [...]

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