SCARSSCARSSCARS - Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc.
A government registered crime victims' assistance & crime prevention nonprofit organization based in Miami, Florida, U.S.A. SCARS supports the victims of scams worldwide and through its partners in more than 60 countries around the world. Incorporated in 2015, its team has 30 years of continuous experience educating and supporting scam victims.
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SCARS™ Scam & Scamming News: Real Bunbury Australia Grandmother Jailed Over ‘Lover’ Scam Are We Beginning To See Scammers Training Mules To Be Scammers? IS THIS HER FACEBOOK PROFILE? [contentcards url="https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100012511511787" target="_blank"] Deborah Maree Taylor tricked a German man into thinking she was a US Army sergeant who needed more [...]
SCARS™ ScamScamA Scam is a confidence trick - a crime - is an attempt to defraud a person or group after first gaining their trust through deception. Scams or confidence tricks exploit victims using their credulity, naïveté, compassion, vanity, irresponsibility, or greed and exploiting that. Researchers have defined confidence tricks as "a distinctive species of fraudulent conduct ... intending to further voluntary exchanges that are not mutually beneficial", as they "benefit con operators ('con men' - criminals) at the expense of their victims (the 'marks')". A scam is a crime even if no money was lost. & Scamming News: Nigerian Scammers Being Arrested In India Nigerian Arrested For Duping People On Facebook The accused identified as Arthur Okeke alias Arthur Akunne Arthur is a Nigerian national and was living in Shiv Vihar area of New Delhi The police team is looking for the other [...]
SCARS™ ScammerScammerA Scammer or Fraudster is someone that engages in deception to obtain money or achieve another objective. They are criminals that attempt to deceive a victim into sending more or performing some other activity that benefits the scammer. Arrested: Court Jails FraudsterFraudsterA Scammer or Fraudster is someone that engages in deception to obtain money or achieve another objective. They are criminals that attempt to deceive a victim into sending more or performing some other activity that benefits the scammer. for Defrauding American $5,260 Justice J.K Omotosho of the Nigerian Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced Onuoha Danhessy Akachuku (alias Joe Dickson) to three months imprisonment, for defrauding an American, Maria Jose Alvarez the sum of $5,260 [...]
SCARS™ Scam News: Another Nigerian Scammer Arrested EFCCEFCCEconomic and Financial Crimes Commission
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is a Nigerian law enforcement agency that investigates financial crimes such as advance fee fraud (419 fraud), scams, and money laundering. The EFCC was established in 2003, partially in response to pressure from the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF), which named Nigeria as one of 23 countries non-cooperative in the international community's efforts to fight money laundering. The agency has its head office in Abuja, Nigeria. Arrests Nigerian Man for N3m (USD$11,119.00) FraudFraudIn law, fraud is intentional deception to secure unfair or unlawful gain (money or other assets), or to deprive a victim of a legal right. Fraud can violate civil law (e.g., a fraud victim may sue the fraud perpetrator to avoid the fraud or recover monetary compensation) or criminal law (e.g., a fraud perpetrator may be prosecuted and imprisoned by governmental authorities), or it may cause no loss of money, property, or legal right but still be an element of another civil or criminal wrong. The purpose of fraud may be monetary gain or other benefits, for example by obtaining a passport, travel document, or driver's license, or mortgage fraud, where the perpetrator may attempt to qualify for a mortgage by way of false statements.
A fraud can also be a hoax, which is a distinct concept that involves deliberate deception without the intention of gain or of materially damaging or depriving a victim. The Abuja Zonal Office of the Nigerian Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on May 3, 2019, arraigned one Dan Musa Yakubu before Justice Hajiya Asmau of a Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, [...]
SCARS™ SCAM NEWS: Nigerian Man Sentenced To Jail It Was For Running A Scam Instagram Business Page According To The Nigerian press: Social media has been used as a platform by many entrepreneurs as a means of getting their good and services to a wider audience. While many business owners [...]
SCARS™ SCAMMER ARRESTED: Nigerian Scammer Gets Six Months In Jail Emmanuel Osho (aka Dustin Coco Wesley), Sentenced To Six Months In Prison Osho, who graduate from Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, was on Thursday, April 11, 2019, found guilty of obtaining money by false pretense in a five-count amended [...]
SCARS™ Scam News: Suspected Nigerian Internet Fraudsters Remanded in Prison for $1Million Fraud Oghenekevwe Innocent Akinnawo (a.k.a Rodriguez Filiberto, Richard Welburn and Scott Mendez) From Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Justice Mohammed Sanni of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has remanded a [...]
SCARS™ Scam News: Nigerian Romance Scammer Arrested EFCC Arraigns Man for Internet Love Fraud Oladimeji Omotola Abiola From the EFCC The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office, on February 19, 2019 arraigned one Oladimeji Omotola Abiola before Hon. Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the Federal High Court [...]
SCARS Scam News: Yahoo Boy Temitope Teslim Goes To Jail Yahoo Boy Temitope Teslim Bags 16 Months Jail Term For Internet Fraud Yahoo boy Temitope Teslim bags 16 months jail term for Internet fraud From Nigerian News Sources: An internet fraudster, yahoo boy Temitope Teslim has been sentenced to jail for [...]
RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Nigerian EFCC Arraigns Man for Love ScamLove scamDating scammers or love scammers create fake identities on dating apps and social media to coax you into fake online relationships. They often quickly move to personal channels such as phone or email, using your trust to acquire money or personal info, or help you hide their criminal activities. You'll probably never meet them in person. This is a relationship scam. The Nigerian Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Arrests Another Romance Scammer The Nigerian Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Arrests Another Romance Scammer From the EFCC: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office on January [...]
SCARS™ SCAM NEWS: Nigerian EFCC Arraigns ‘Pastor’ for Fraud Nigerians Shut Down Church Involved In Scamming Nigerian EFCC Arraigns ‘Pastor’ for Fraud From The Case Files Of The Nigerian EFCC (Economic and Financial Crimes Commission) The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office, on January 21, 2019 arraigned [...]
SCARS™ Scam News: Real U.K. Scammer Caught How A Serial Conwoman Natalie Rivers Stole Thousands From Those She Befriended A serial conwoman’s trail of deceit can today be revealed after she was jailed for stealing a man’s life savings and falsely accusing him of rape. Natalie Rivers, from West End [...]
SCARS™ Scam News: Ghanaian GangGangA gang is normally a group or society of associated criminals with a defined leadership and internal organization that identifies with or claims control over a territory or business practice in a community and engages, either individually or collectively, in illegal, and possibly violent, behavior. Online gangs are not limited by territory and may operate side by side with other gangs while engaging in crime online. Some members of criminal gangs are initiated (by going through a process of initiation), or have to prove their loyalty and right to belong by committing certain acts, usually theft or violence, or rituals. Gangs are usually rougher and more visible than scammer cartels, and more often arrested. Of Romance Scammers Arrested This Week [VIDEO] According to the SCARS Member "Scammer Shark" : "White lady gets Ghanaian fraud boy arrested after scamming her years ago A Ghanaian fraud boy succeeded in defrauding a white lady online so many years ago. As usual, after extorting [...]
SCARS™ Scam News: Scammer And Islamic Cleric Arrested With Human Body Parts In Lagos Nigeria Another Money Ritual Scammer: A UNIZIK Undergraduate And Their Islamic Cleric And Other Arrested With Ground Human Body Parts At Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria (UNIZIK) - an undergraduate and four others have [...]
RSN™ Scam News: Nigerians Re-arraign Two For Internet Fraud - Once Wasn't Enough EFCC Re-arraigns Two For Internet Fraud The Nigerian Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos office, on Thursday, November 22, 2018, re-arraigned one Sylvester Osolase before Justice O.A. Taiwo of the Special Offences Court sitting [...]
RSN™ Scam News: Nigerian Police Make Major Arrest Of 24 University-Based Scammers EFCC Arrests 24 Undergraduates & Others Over Cyber Crime The Nigerian EFCC issued a statement in Abuja (the Nigerian capital) that: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Ibadan has arrested 36 suspected internet fraudsters at 21, Sawmill [...]
RSN™ Scam News: Nigerian $878,000 Scammer Arrested In U.S. Nigerian Man In Missouri Scammed Love Interests Out of $878K Before Arrest at KCI Airport Source Riverfront Times Ronayerin Ogolor, 49, Was Arrested On Friday At Kansas City International Airport A Nigerian con artist living in Missouri scammed lovesick women and men [...]
RSN™ Scam News: $1.4 Million Nigerian Scammer Arrested In Turkey A Nigerian Man Stole Over $1.4 Million Dollars From A Company Based In Denmark In A Business Scam His Low-Level Gang Shut Down A suspected Nigerian fraudster Otunba Cash has been arrested for scamming international companies after hacking into their emails. According [...]
RSN™ Scam News: Another Nigerian Scammer Arrested - Elijah Oluwaseun Kuti Elijah Oluwaseun Kuti Nigerian Romance Scammer Arrested Nigerian EFCC arraigned one Elijah Oluwaseun Kuti before Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on a two-count charge bordering on engaging in computer phishing and possession of [...]
RSN™ Special Report: CBC Canada Investigation Into Tax Phone ScamsScamsA Scam is a confidence trick - a crime - is an attempt to defraud a person or group after first gaining their trust through deception. Scams or confidence tricks exploit victims using their credulity, naïveté, compassion, vanity, irresponsibility, or greed and exploiting that. Researchers have defined confidence tricks as "a distinctive species of fraudulent conduct ... intending to further voluntary exchanges that are not mutually beneficial", as they "benefit con operators ('con men' - criminals) at the expense of their victims (the 'marks')". A scam is a crime even if no money was lost. [Videos] Scam Centers In India CBC Marketplace tracks the scammers behind one of the biggest cyber-crime schemes in Canadian history - those fake CRA phone calls. Tens of thousands of Canadians scammed out of hundreds of millions of dollars. So, [...]
Scammer Arrested: Arrest Nigerian Man Over Online Scam EFCC Arrest Man Over Online Scam Oke Omoniyi Benjamin The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office has arrested one Oke Omoniyi Benjamin (33) from Efon-Alaaye, Ekiti State for internet fraud. Benjamin was arrested sequel to an Intelligent [...]
Scammer News: Scammer Arrested In Australia From News.com.au May 30th, 2014 Sydney woman allegedly swindled millions from older men in dating scamDating scamDating scammers or love scammers create fake identities on dating apps and social media to coax you into fake online relationships. They often quickly move to personal channels such as phone or email, using your trust to acquire money or personal info, or help you hide their criminal activities. You'll probably never meet them in person. This is a relationship scam. A 39-year-old Sydney woman has been arrested and charged for allegedly fraudulently taking more than AU$2 million from a number of men aged in their [...]
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